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Below are some resources from various colleges, universities, and libraries regarding research methods.
The Research Process
Chaplain College: This web guide covers research methods from the beginning of the process to citations.
University of Westminster: A fun and informative YouTube video that covers the research process.
Understanding Scholarly Articles
Kimbel Library: A fun video on the components of the scholarly article and what they mean.
Western Libraries: This stie contains a short video on how to read a scholarly article.
Pasadena City College: A short web guide on how to read scholarly articles and take effective notes.
Hartness Library: This video contains tell tale signs on whether a site is credible for research or not.
Effective Reading Guides
University of Wollongong (Australia): Guides on how to effectively read academic texts, journal articles and even textbooks.
Dartmouth University: Handouts on reading effectively including reading myths and active reading strategies.
Hartness Library: A short video guide on reading academic material effectively and efficiently.
Writing the Academic Paper
Dartmouth University: A web guide that offers techniques on academic writing at the college level.