In this fourth portfolio assignment, you will be searching in library databases and Google for information sources about your topic. You will use the Boolean searches that you constructed in the Topic 3 portfolio assignment, but you will also fine-tune them by:
In addition, you will use the results you get from your initial searches to modify and improve your subsequent searches, using techniques like:
For this assignment, copy this search log template, complete it, and submit it.
Take this opportunity to find the information sources that you will later evaluate and use to create your annotated bibliography. Copy and use this template.
Take down the information you will need to go back to each information source. At minimum, its full title and the permalink. (It is smart to also download the article too.)
Here you will find instructions for locating permalinks to database articles.
Here are the kinds of information sources you need to find:
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