Research Skills for Developing Writers: Lesson 4 Pre-Reading Activities

An introductory guide to help multilingual undergraduate writers at the U develop their research skills.

Pre-Reading Opinion Poll

When you conduct research, what kinds of sources do you think are easiest to find?

Pre-Reading Opinion Poll
books: 145 votes (15.51%)
magazine articles: 36 votes (3.85%)
newspaper articles: 37 votes (3.96%)
journal articles: 112 votes (11.98%)
websites: 550 votes (58.82%)
videos: 24 votes (2.57%)
Other (e.g. maps, microfiche): 13 votes (1.39%)
people to interview: 18 votes (1.93%)
Total Votes: 935

Pre-Reading Text: What will this lesson teach you?

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<---Top 10 Best Links on the Marriott Library Home Page

 ← This image in the left-side box shows you to the 10 best links you can access from the Marriott Library homepage

#1: USearch catalog is where you can search for sources from the Marriott Library.

#2: My Library Account logs you into the library system where you can have full-access to all of the resources.

#3: Click the Off-Campus Access button to have access to the Marriott Library resources when you are not at school.

#4: Library hours are posted here. Click the times for more detailed information.

#5: Go to Knowledge Commons if you ever need any help in the library.

#6: Library Guides can help direct your research on any topic.

#7: Need help with your research? Schedule a Research Consultation appointment with a librarian.

#8: The Marriott Library offers several FREE workshops and classes to help build your academic skills.

#9: Need immediate help? Ask-A-Librarian your question via email or chat.

#10: Connect to the Marriott Library via social media: Facebook, Twitter, and more!

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