Research strategies: Finding your way through the information fog

| March 4, 2011

Title: Research strategies: Finding your way through the information fog

Author: William B. Badke

Publisher: IUniverse, Inc.

Call Number: Z710 .B23 2008

From the Publisher:

Do the demands of carrying out research in today’s high-tech environment leave you baffled? Did the grade on your last term paper leave you doubting that getting an education was worth the effort? As a student in higher education, do you long for a simple, comprehensive guide to research?

Here it is. Now in its third edition, extensively revised and 32-percent larger than the second edition, Research Strategies is your indispensable guide to informational research.

With his concise, empathetic, witty manner, William Badke shows you that research does not need to be painful. You’ll learn the skills that are essential to the success of any research project so that you can take control of the research process and make it work for you. Research Strategies is as friendly as a puppy, as informative as your friend’s Facebook account, and as helpful as a personal servant. Don’t start your research project without it.

About the Author:

William Badke is Associate Librarian at Trinity Western University with primary responsibility for information resources and research training at Associated Canadian Theological Schools.

Besides his online/paper textbook, Research Strategies (now in 3rd edition, 2008), he is also the author of a book on academic success for international students, a book on the environment, three novels and a book-length guide to the meaning of everything.  For the past two decades, he has been actively involved in training both undergraduates and graduate students in the delights of research.

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