Assignment: Overall Inventory

Name: ________________________________________________________________________

Research topic: __________________________________________________________________

Objectives: Identify audiences, manage sources retrieved, budget time and money.

 

1. Who are your potential audiences and how will you communicate with them? (E.g. formally or informally? Writing or visual presentation?)

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2. To the best of your knowledge at this time, what do you want to accomplish with this research? (Describe in a few sentences)

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3. Do you have a predisposition about the topic of your research? Do you already have a particular view point or belief about your research topic? If so, describe and justify?

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4. In a few sentences, describe some alternative viewpoints concerning this topic that stand in opposition to your own.

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5. Do you need current or historical information, or both types of infomraiotn in order to support your perspective on your topic?

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6. Do you need to use the interlibrary loan service to borrow materials from other libraries? If so, how much time do you have?

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7. Do you have a deadline for your research?

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8. How much money do you want to spend on copying, printing, etc.?

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