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GatheringSupportingMaterials Chapter 6
Research Inventory • A list of types of information you have & types you want Download a Research Inventory Worksheet from the Invitation to Public Speaking website.
Personal knowledge Audience interest Source credibility Internet research Search engines Actual address Key word OhioLINK Library research Start early Work from general to the specific Reference librarian Interviewing Do some research first Clarify purpose Choose right person Prepare in advance Gathering Information
EvaluatingInternet Information • Reliable • Authoritative • Current • Complete • Relevant • Consistent & Unbiased
Library Information • Print & online catalogs • Databases & indexes • Government documents • Reference works
Research interviews • Planned interaction with another person organized around inquiry & response, asking & answering questions
Research Tips • Fill out research inventory • Take notes & copy • Avoid plagiarism • Gather more info than needed • Begin bibliography early • Thank others for assistance
Plagiarism • Presenting another person’s words & ideas as your own • Three types include: • Global • Patchwork • Incremental
Sinclair Honor Code As a member of the Sinclair college community of students, faculty and staff, I will uphold the values of citizenship, social responsibility, personal accountability, and respect for others. I will maintain the highest standards of professional and academic ethics. I will uphold my personal integrity, dignity, and self-respect by being fair and honest at all times and by treating all individuals with respect. By honoring these ideals, I will be building a better future for my college, my community, my country and myself.