My name is Marisa Walstrum and I am a librarian at Oakton Community College. I'll be leading today's class and I am excited to hear about your research topics. Today in our session we will:
Use background sources to formulate specific questions about a research topic.
Identify relevant keywords in order to conduct a basic search.
Explain the various types of evidence.
Give credit to the original ideas of others through proper attribution and citation.
To get help with your research project after this library session, or any time, make an appointment with an Oakton librarian. Let's get started!
Your assignment is to write an argumentative essay responding to an issue related to postsecondary education in the United States.