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William Badke, Research Strategies: Finding your Way through the Information Fog

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Acknowledgements, Etc.


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Preface (William Badke bio) (Updates to Research Strategies, 6th edition) (Live links to each of the URLs in Research Strategies) (Website for courses, syllabi, presentations etc.)


Chapter One Top (Prezi: "No one knows for sure what information is anymore")

1.3: (Martin, "The Politics of Research")

1.4: (Meszaros, "Who's in Charge...?") (Badke, "Expertise and Authority...") (Turnitin, Use of resources) Now only found in a webinar:

1.5.1: (Flip books) e-books) (Google Books) (Internet Archive) (HathiTrust Digital Library) (Open Library) -->  Use instead: (Open Content Alliance) (Digital Public Library of America) (Digital Public Library Open E-books development) (Universal Digital Library Million Book Project) (Online Books Page) (Oxford Text Archive) (Project Gutenberg) (OAPEN) (Directory of Open Access Books)

1.5.2: (PubPeer: The Online Journal Club) (Directory of Open Access Journals) (Electronic Journals Library) (Paperity) Cornell University) (SocArXiv) (The Social Science Research Network) (ROAD Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources) (Public Library of Science - PLOS) Library of Humanities) and (List of predatory journals) (Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity - COPE) (Google Scholar) (Directory of Open Access Repositories - OpenDOAR) (Transformation of journal articles with interactive features)

1.5.3: (International government information) - URL has changed to

1.5.5: (Draft) (Authorea)


Chapter Two Top

Chapter 2 (Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education)

2.1.4: (Elmborg, "Critical Information Literacy")

(Prezi: What is Scholarship?) Use this URL instead:

2.2.3: (Open Access Network)


Chapter Three Top (Trials of Galileo website) - Site is no longer available. Go to instead.

3.4: (Tutorial on the research process)

3.5.2 (Wikipedia) (Britannica response to Nature article) (Nature response to Britannica article) (Badke, W. “What to Do with Wikipedia”)

3.5.3: (Cambridge History of English and American Literature) Smithsonian) (Canadian Encyclopedia) --> Use instead (Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology) (Global Edge) (WolframMathWorld) (Computer Desktop Encyclopedia)  

3.9: (research model tutorial)


Chapter Four Top (Carrot2) --> Use instead (Yippy)


Chapter Five Top

5.2: (Video - search engines giving you what you don't want)

5.4: (Flickr) ( Now:

5.5: (Library of Congress Subject Headings online)


Chapter Six Top

6.2.2: (Google Books) (Google Play) (Google Books advanced search) (Directory of Open Access Books) (ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection) (National Academies Press) (APA e-book citations) (MLA e-book citations) Now: (Select, "Book published electronically," Chicago/Turabian e-book citations)

6.3.1: (Martin, “The Politics of Research”) ( (Social Science Research Network) (ASAPbio) (BioRχiv) (Open Science Framework) (Humanities Commons)

6.3.2: (PsycINFO Tutorial) --> Use instead

6.3.4: (Journal TOCs)

6.4.2: (Journal database tutorials) (Journal database tutorials)

6.5.1: (Google Scholar)

6.9: (Ingenta) (MagPortal)


Chapter Seven Top (Named Data Networking Project)

7.1: (live links to Research Strategies)

7.2.2: (Google Scholar) (Google Scholar “Library Links” program) (Google Scholar Help system) (Google Scholar’s My Library) Now: (Google Scholar and predatory journals)

7.2.3: (BASE)

7.2.4: (Microsoft Academic)

7.2.5: (CiteSeerX)

7.2.8:  (Academia) (arXiv) (Directory of Open Access Journals) (Directory of Open Access Books) (OAIster) (ResearchGate) (Social Science Research Network) (Wolfram Alpha) Now called The Wolfram Language Image Identification Project (Wolfram Alpha's image identification)

7.3.2: (Google) (Google Privacy Policy) (Google Instant) (Google Books) (Google Scholar) (Google Product Search) (on building the Star Trek Computer) Now: (Eli Pariser TED Talk)  (Jacob Weisberg blog) (Turning off Google Personalization) (Bing) (Bing advanced search operators) --> Use instead (Yahoo! Search) (

7.3.4: (Google Knowledge Graph) Use this site instead: (SenseBot)

7.5 (Psych Web) (History Subject Guide) (Voice of the Shuttle: Literature) (Biology Online) (Wabash Center Internet Guide to Religion) - Now called Websites on Religion (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching)

7.8: (live links to Research Strategies) (Refdesk) (biography encyclopedia) (WorldCat) (Library of Congress searchable catalog) (LibWeb) (Switchboard) (Canada 411) (international phone directories)

7.9: (Google Scholar)


Chapter Eight Top

8.2: (ERIC)

8.3: (US government Information) (State and local government information [USA]) (Canadian government information) (International government information) (US census information) (Canadian census information) (Data USA) (US depository libraries) (Canadian depository libraries)

8.4: (tutorial for ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database) (Open Access Theses and Dissertations) (PQDT Open) (Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations) (OpenThesis) (DART-Europe) (EThOS (UK)) (WorldCat)

8.5: (RefWorks) (Zotero) (Mendeley) (reference manager comparisons)

8.7.1: (article by Peter Dykstra)

8.7.2: (Medieval Sourcebook)

8.8 (US government information) (Canadian government information) (International government information) Site no longer available. Use the CIA World Factbook - Search for country in top right.


Chapter Nine Top

9.2: (evaluation source)     (evaluation source) (Badke, “Expertise and Authority…”)

9.3.1: (Evernote) (Evernote Webclipper) (Scrible) (CamScanner) (Genius Scan) (Google Drive) (Google Drive for Android). (Scanable from Evernote)

9.3.2: (Qiqqa)

9.5.2: (Badke's Google Slides presentation on plagiarism) (Conrad van Dyk plagiarism video) No longer available

9.6: (plagiarism website) (plagiarism website)


Chapter Ten Top

10.4: (second method for note organization) (Word 2016 “Go to” function)


Chapter Eleven Top

11.2.5 – 11.2.7: (Academic Phrasebank)



A.5.4: (Badke, “The Key Word is Access”) New URL:

A.6.1: (EndNote Word Templates) (WorldCat) (EazyPaper) (Noodle Tools) (Citation Machine) (ETurabian) (Cite This for Me)


APA: Note that APA is in 7th edition as of October 2019.  Sites below are to the 6th ed. For a brief initial guide to the 7th ed. see

MLA (8th ed., 2016)

Turabian/Chicago:  Use instead: Use instead:


Additional: (APA 6th ed. Sample Paper)  Use instead:  (APA 7th ed. Sample Papers) 8th ed. Sample Paper) (Turabian 8th ed. Sample Paper) Not available. Substitute:

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