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WRTG 105B Reasoning and Writing in the College (Schaefer): Finding the right article - how to know what will work for your topic

Tutorial guide

For this tutorial, watch these three videos on picking your topic, brainstorming and searching. Then, do a practice search and use the Scan - Skim - Scan method to decide if an article is worth a really close reading.  (If it is, you might want to check out the "Notetaking for Research" video.)

Picking your topic is research

Brainstorming Search Terms

Find the best resources in Articles & Books

Reading strategies for vetting sources for close reading