University Library Research Tools and Strategies

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An Emily Carr University online library guide will introduce you to the library research tools and strategies available to you as a researcher at the Emily Carr University Library. More specifically, the guide will contextualize library research within the design discipline and discuss the resources that cover topics including sustainability, product design, user interfaces, design pedagogy, gaming and simulation, design management, and processes.

Mapping out your research question
From imagining to mapping out your research question – a brainstorming activity.

Locating resources in the library

Identify the resources available to you at ECU Library and other BC Post-Secondary Libraries.

Locating resources on the Internet

Accessing and using information ethically and legally

Using Google Documents and Google Notebook collaboratively

Using Zotero for citation management

Emily Carr Research Guides

They list relevant books, media items, databases, journal titles, and other resources that will be helpful. There are separate research guides for:

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