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EVST 276 Course Guide

This guide has been created as a complement to EVST 276, Market-Based Conservation Policy, Spring 2019 with Professor Klooster.  Use this guide to find background information, scholarly sources, and primary sources, for research projects.  This EVST 276 Course Guide is fluid; students and faculty should feel free to recommend additional resources and materials.

 

Effective Searching

Library Research

EVST 276

Spring 2019

 

 

Research question

Example: What are the environmental effects of fracking in California?

 

What is your research question? _______________________________________________________________________________

 

 

Break it down

Example:

“environmental effects”

Fracking

California

 

What are your key concepts?

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Revised search

Example: “environmental effects” AND fracking AND California

 

What is your revised search?

 

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List synonyms and related terms

Subject terms from ProQuest or GreenFile (or other database) citations

Example:

environmental effects                              fracking                                   California

environmental protection                        hydraulic fracturing                 Western United States

public health                                            hydrofracking                          United States

pollution                                                  petroleum industry                  desert

 

Concept 1 __________                 Concept 2 __________                 Concept 3 __________

 

Synonyms and related terms

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