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Overview: Explore and refine your topic
This self-paced guide is designed to get you through the exploratory phase of your research.
It contains videos, exercises and handouts to practice these information skills:
- understanding a research assignment,
- finding a focus for your research,
- concept mapping,
- building a search profile,
- determining your information need, and
- logging your searches.
The result should be an effective search profile, making use of various types of information. A start is made with logging the progress you make.
Prospective students, undergraduates, and pre-masters.