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In this course, students will have the opportunity to work in teams to identify a novel research question and develop a research protocol designed to answer that question. This process will include, but is not limited to, conducting a review of the pertinent literature, determining resource needs, and preparing to explain/defend the research protocol to the Salisbury University Human Subjects Committee. Parallel to this process, students will discuss original research articles and have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience to make meaningful contributions to an existing line of research.
How can this guide help you?
- Develop a research topic based on preliminary research.
- Broaden or narrow a research topic based on interest and resources found.
- Utilize keywords from a research topic to search for resources.
- Discover the library resources available to students.
- Differentiate between scholarly, peer-reviewed sources vs. popular sources.
- Request materials not owned by SU Libraries through Interlibrary Loan.
- Evaluate sources based on disciplinary standards.
- Cite sources in the proper style based on disciplinary standards.
Spring 2021 Library Workshops
The Library is sponsoring a workshop series this spring. See the pdf below for the full schedule. Register: ter.ps/priddy
Health & Life Sciences Librarian