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Take the CRAAP Test.
Evaluate web resources for:

  • Currency
  • Relevance
  • Authority
  • Accuracy
  • Purpose

(Thanks to Meriam Library University of California, Chico)


Academic Research

1. Don't rely on Google for everything!

2. Focus on scholarly literature from library databases.

3. Perform more than one search!

4. Evaluate the information you find using the criteria in the box above.

5. Ask for help! The text-a-librarian service is a quick and easy way to get help from a librarian. The library Facebook page library Facebook page is another way to get instant feedback!

 
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POSSIBLE KEYWORDS
Wordle Keywords
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Try Searches Using the Following Keywords:
Place quotation marks around phrases of more than 1 word when searching.
(EX: "differentiated learning")

  • classroom techniques
  • cognitive style
  • differentiated learning
  • differentiation
  • disabilities
  • handicap
  • individualized instruction
  • learning disabilities
  • learning styles
  • special education
  • special needs children

Potential disabilities and disorders:

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Autism
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Cystic Fybrosis
  • Down's Syndrome
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dysgraphia
  • Dyslexia
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Mentally Retarded
  • Mild Intellectual Disability (MID)
  • Mild Mental Retardation
  • Nonverbal Learning Disability
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Physical Disability
  • Physical Handicap
  • Visual Processing Disorder

EBSCO Search Example
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Your Librarian

Rebecca Johnson
Rebecca Johnson

rejohnson@manchester.edu
Phone: (260)982-5360
Office: 111 Funderburg Library
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(260) 232-2755


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Online Resource Access

On Campus:
The Spartan Search catalog and all library databases have automatic access when using a campus computer.

Off Campus:
When off campus, use your regular network username and password to access library resources. If problems occur, contact Doris Stephenson

 



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