ERIC Number: EJ619454
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Investigating the Practices of Student Researchers: Patterns of Use and Criteria for Use of Internet and Library Sources.
Burton, Vicki Tolar; Chadwick, Scott A.
Computers and Composition, v17 n3 p309-28 2000
Surveys 543 college students to identify their preferred criteria when evaluating Internet-based and library-based sources. Finds (1) students writing research reports (63% of students) ranked easy-to-find sources most highly, whether library-based or Internet-based; (2) nearly 60% of students received library training, most frequently from high school teachers; and (3) 29% of students received Internet training, which came most frequently from peers. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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