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ENG 100: College Writing (DePeter): Worksheet for Presentation

Exercise 1 Developing a Search in USM Library Databases

Exercise 2 Making Your Search Better

Evaluation of Sources

Helper Words

What’s the ORIGIN of the topic

What are some INFLUENCES this topic deals with

What is the CAUSE of a problem in this topic

Do you notice TRENDS in this topic

What FACTORS are associated with this topic

Can you think of a RESOLUTION to a problem in this topic

Can you imagine a FUTURE for this topic

What is your PERSPECTIVE on this topic