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1. Search the SCS catalog Search the SCS catalog AND Webpath express AND databases in one search 2. Searching the web. All search engines are NOT created equalfind a good one. a. Google Search help: help link at bottom of Google page Keywords: identify terms that would appear on the page you want: collect & focus your terms. Keep it simple, use as few words as possible, but use precise, descriptive words. Boolean operators & search tips: o Bioethics OR DNA o jaguar cars football -os o macaroni penguin o Isaac Newton discovered * o DNA ~testing o related: Search tools (left side): Related searches, reading level, timeline, news Advanced search: get fewer, but better hits CTRL + F to search for words within any webpage b. iboogie: puts documents with similar content or related topics in same group. c. Bing: You can limit a search by domain: .com, .gov, net, .edu, .ca) Use NOT 3. Website evaluation. Anyone can post on the webyou are responsible for the credibility of your sources. How can you know whether a source is trustworthy? a. Wikipedia is not a credible source (even YOU could edit it), but you might find good keywords and useful links in an articles bibliography. b. For website evaluation criteria:

4. Other credible sources. When you use search engines you are only accessing 10% of the material on the World Wide Web. To make matters worse, many engines offer paid placement which gives a false sense of authority. The good stuff still costs money, but we have paid it for you. Use our full-text databases (major universities also subscribe to access articles here). A. EBSCO: Three great databases here. Access from the library home page At home, username: SCSS password: falcons OR go to Surrey Public Librarys databases, A-Z (not all the same databases)

General advice for all databases o Select full text o Try advanced search o sign in if you want to easily save articles and return to them later OR just email them to yourself using email link o CTRL + F to search for a keyword in any document o Check ALL columns on webpage to refine/expand search EBSCOhost: a full-text database of published articles. o Always choose databases Canadian Points of View: tips o Browse by category/bioethics o Use subtabs for types of information (, mag, reference) o citation link will give you all the info you need for Word Reference o Try Find more like this Student Research Centre o Narrow results by subject or geography

B. Infotrac another 2 excellent databases Username: fraservalley password: falcons 1. CPI.Q Canadian Periodicals. 2. Global Issues in Context ***incredible resource a. Scroll through centre & right columns for types of docs (podcasts, primary sources, reference, news, mags ) C. Worldbook Advanced Online: Try timeline feature Username: eracwb password: trial D. full-text archive of 12 major Canadian newspapers and Global TV broadcasts. To sign in, give email address: Password: Falcons1 D. The Globe and Mail: click on unlimited & enter name username and password as

5. Citing your research: APA a. Works cited: The easiest way is to use the Reference tab in MS Word. b. Parenthetical citations (Smith, 2012) c. Remember to properly introduce your quotes/paraphrasing