Research

The Research Process

 

1) Your research topic

2) What you've worked on so far

3) What, specifically, you'd like help with

 

Research Guides

Useful Links

Evaluating Sources

 
Using Wikipedia 

Click the image below for a short video (2:36) from WriteCheck (i.e. Turnitin.com) on the strengths and limitations of Wikipedia and why we expect more from you when doing resarch as a student at Pine Creek.

 
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Guides for Evaluating Information You Find Online

 What is the CRAAP Test?

Click the Image below to watch a short video on the CRAAP Test.

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How to Use a Source Once You've Found It: Try the BEAM Method:
 
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Resources

 

Databases

Updates coming soon.

 

Encyclopedias

  • Colorado Encyclopedia
  • World Book Encyclopedia: Accessible on the left side of the page from any of your courses in Schoology.

Newspapers

News Around the World


Websites

Recommended websites by subject

 

Books

Tools