Research

This module will help undergraduate students in science and engineering understand what information they need to use in their assignments, how to use different resources to find information, and how to assess information to know if it's appropriate for their needs.

A decision tree to walk through critical factors in selecting a journal for publication.

A checklist to help you review different factors to determine a journal's quality and decide whether you would publish in it.

Welcome to the Selecting Journals for Publication module. This module will focus on journal evaluation criteria and what is predatory publishing.

Updated: Oct, 2023

Infographic detailing how to search for and download statistics (or aggregate data) from the Statistics Canada website using the Data tab option.

Interactive module that covers advanced searching strategies in the Scopus database. Search concepts covered include:

  • Search Fields
  • Wildcards
  • Truncation
  • Proximity Operators
  • Stop Words
  • Phrase Searching
  • Citation Searching

This module will cover 4 main things: where you find information, how you evaluate information, how you search for information, and an assessment of your understanding.

This module will cover 4 main things: where you find information, how you evaluate information, how you search for information, and an assessment of your understanding.

This module introduces you to the basics of collecting, cleaning, and visualizing blocks of text for analysis and for sharing. You can apply what you learn here to a variety of text-based collections including, for example, speeches, lyrics, news stories, and longer works of literature.

This interactive module introduces grey literature and its use within the academic environment. Lessons focus on creating a search strategy for grey literature, along with suggestions on where to search for high-impact grey literature.