Category Archives: research

Our Personal Libraries and How We Use Them

Last week I watched The Booksellers, a documentary about the rare book trade in New York City. It alternates bits of history with interviews of book sellers and collectors (the two occasionally overlap). It got me to thinking about my … Continue reading

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Which Research Sources Should You Use, Part 2?

Last week, I delved into using resources on the job, focusing primarily on numbers of sources you might use on a given work assignment. Today, I’ll discuss the actual types of research sources you’re most likely to encounter on the … Continue reading

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Which Research Sources Should You Use?

I’ve talked about research a few times on this page, but today I thought I’d talk about a more concrete problem, specifically, “If I’m in a work situation, which sources do I use in specific circumstances?” The weasel-word answer, unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Research Paper Writing

A lot of English majors master the mysteries of the research paper long before they ever get into the working world. This type of writing don’t come up very often in the working world, unless you’re working in the legal … Continue reading

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Researching New Topics

Updated 7/2/2021 to fix a typo and add a few words. I haven’t talked about my class at Kepler Space Institute in a while, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to provide an update on my work there. As … Continue reading

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