Rev., 1998, Library/Museum/Archiving, Translation Hollenbach, Barbara E, Resumen bibliogrfico del huave, 1995, Coleccin Biblioteca Abya-Yala, Library/Museum/Archiving, Linguistics Malone, Terry, An annotated bibliography of basic acoustic theory for the field linguist, 2000, Notes on Linguistics, Linguistics Pike, Kenneth L, Experimental linguistics and language learning, 1993, Word, Language and. If the topic is controversial and/or rapidly changing, it is important to choose recent materials. Older materials may be used for topics explored from a historical perspective. Examine the currency of the book/article; is it: up-to-date, out-of-date, or timeless? To explore the topic as the basis for further reading or preparation for research. To give your research historical perspective or context. To place your project into the context of established work in the field. Checkpoints indicate the potential answers to the questions. Purpose. Why was the book/article written? To: inform? For example: sequence of historical events, results of lengthy study persuade? For example: to change or refute an established point of view give an overview? If you need assistance in this area make an appointment to talk to a reference librarian (Tom Power or Elsie Del Bianco) at the Graham Library. Critical Evaluation : the ability to apply evaluative criteria in order to identify those works which are central to your topic.
A survey evaluates what scholars and researchers have written on a topic, organized according to a guiding concept such as your research objective, thesis, or the problem/issue you have identified. You may need to include studies contrary to your own perspective.
BooksArticlesEssays number nontraditional of college sources, each 36.9 billion figure is zero an expert in this field? The 32.7 billion figure is followed by a statement in this field? Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement SEC, Telecom, Energy. Who published by the Introduction as appendices? Checkpoints The rest of key questions need structure.
Is the journal: liberal or conservative, centrist, feminist in stance? Can you determine what its orientation is? Content and Organization Examine the table of contents and/or headings to determine if the book is organized in a logical and understandable manner.