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Research 101

Information Resources

Information Retrieval is a lengthy process, and can oftentimes feel like a novel with too much filler. Search Engines and Databases are not perfect. Regardless of how advanced your information retrieval process is, you will encounter a results page filled with 'false positives' and 'filler'. 

Utilize the tips and tricks contained within this section to reduce the rate of 'false positives' and 'filler'. The less time you have to allot to sorting through irrelevant articles, the more time you have to critically appraise research.


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