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Developing an Effective Research Strategy for Education Topics

In this video you will learn how to plan an effective research strategy for an education topic. Planning a research strategy should be one of the first things you do when you start working on a paper. By planning your search now, you’ll actually save time when you start using the library databases.

Focusing Research Questions

In this video, you will learn how to take a broad research topic and transform it into a focused research question. This step is important in the research process as it aids the researcher in identifying the question they are trying to answer through the search for information.

How to Cross-search Databases Simultaneously

While it is not possible to search all of the library’s hundreds of databases at once, it is possible to simultaneously search within multiple databases from the same provider. This video demonstrates how to cross-search databases from the EBSCOhost and ProQuest platforms.