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The Creative Guide to Research: How to Find What You Need ... Online or Offline

This guide is perfect for writers, journalists , web page creators, students, and anyone else who needs information in a hurry. Author Robin Rowland is the Web Content Manager for the CBC’s “The National” and teaches at Ryerson. A useful primer for research in the new millennium.
Traditioinal research books just touch on the computer and the internet. Internet research books ignore valuable print research sources and techniques. The Creative Guide to Research combines both. It will teach you:
  • how to focus a project and map out a search strategy
  • how to be ready for the unexpected gem or the unanticipated problem
  • the best place to conduct research, online, offline, or both
  • how to follow a paper trail
  • how to deal with people in research
  • how to deal with library, archive and government bureaucracy
  • tips for formal and informal interviews
  • how to get the best out of ever-changing search engines on the Web
  • how to know when to stop
  • how to have fun doing it
Written by Robin Rowland. Published by Career Press, U.S. 2000.
1-56414-442-9 $25.95

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Last modified: August 19, 2000

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