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...Identify useful resources.
...Formulate search plan and strategies
...Refine Search Strategies
...Evaluate information using criteria
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Identify Useful Resources

Formulate a Search Plan and Search Strategies

Search Tools - Wizards and Generators

  • Google Books ... explanation and directions
  • Google Scholar ... overview
  • NoodleQuest Search Strategy Wizard ... Create a specific research strategy from Noodle Tools.
  • Think Tank ... assist students with creating outlines of topics and subtopics, and narrowing searches
  • Search Word Operator ... Enter key words to generate additional search terms from Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy's "21st Century Information Literacy Project Portal".
  • Keyword Generator...Free keyword suggestion tool generates 10 keywords suggested by Google.

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