How would you feel if someone used your ideas or work without giving you credit?
Intro to Research
Scholarly research is research that is published by people with specialized knowledge on what they are researching. It is peer reviewed, reviewed by other researchers and specialist in the field, and is generally trustworthy. Blogs, Newspapers, Magazines are not Scholarly but are popular sources.
ProCon.org No subscription needed. Good place to look at the main issues around a topic.
Occupational Outlook Handbook The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Google Scholar Google academic database search. Great place to start.
Do not use Wikipedia.
Keywords are the words you use to search for information about a topic.
Effective keywords produce good search results.
Report Purpose and Topic
Review what is already known about a subject.
Report new knowledge.