My name is Marisa Walstrum and I am an Oakton Librarian at the Skokie campus. I'll be leading today's class and I am excited to hear about your research topics. Today in our session we will:
Identify relevant keywords in order to conduct a basic search.
Explain the various types of evidence available in journalistic sources.
Use background sources to formulate specific questions about a research topic.
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.