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Find Your Source

by Gary Thomas SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
06/2019
ISBN:
9781526488831
Format:
Pbk 150 pages
Price:
AU$19.99 NZ$21.73
Product Status: Not Yet Published - See Pub Date for expected date
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The key to building a strong academic argument is finding the best sources.  Find Your Source shows you how to cut to the chase and uncover the right sources for your project.


 



  • Research like a boss and search your library catalogue effectively

  • Focus your online search so you don’t get lost down a black hole

  • Sniff out quality sources (and reject the unreliable ones).



 


Super Quick Skills provide the essential building blocks you need to succeed at university - fast. Packed with practical, positive advice on core academic and life skills, you’ll discover focused tips and strategies to use straight away. Whether it’s writing great essays, understanding referencing or managing your wellbeing, find out how to build good habits and progress your skills throughout your studies.


 



  • Learn core skills quickly

  • Apply right away and see results

  • Succeed in your studies and life.



 


Super Quick Skills give you the foundations you need to confidently navigate the ups and downs of university life.

What is a source?
How do I know if it's a good source?
How are primary and secondary sources different?
Where do I go online to search?
What's the point of the library?
What's a database? And why is it good for me?
Where do I find stuff that's not in the big databases?
Who will help me?
Why can't find I anything?

Gary Thomas is a professor of education at the University of Birmingham. His teaching and research have focused on inclusion, special education and research methodology in education, with a particular focus on case study. He has co-edited the International Journal of Research and Method in Education and the British Educational Research Journal and is currently executive editor of Educational Review. Follow Gary's observations on social research on Twitter @garyhowto.