Scholarly and Popular Sources

I need to know more about how to recognize the differences between popular and scholarly sources. I can find this information and more in Research Tips Central, under the Research Help tab. Popular sources are useful for getting ideas for a topic or for background or anecdotal information. But I often need to cite scholarly…

Kenyon In Focus: Summer Science Scholars

– I was always interested with the universe, because it’s the biggest thing there is, and we’re in it. There’s a lot of mystery and work to be done there. (upbeat electronic music) – There’s not a person alive who hasn’t looked up at the night sky and thought about “where are we,” and “what’s…

Joining the (Scholarly) Conversation

Take a second to think of all the conversations you have each day. They probably happen all over the place! You’re constantly exchanging ideas and evaluating new pieces of information. Doing academic research is a lot like having a conversation with experts on your topic. You can also think about it like going to a…

NIH Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP)

Hi. Bienvenidos! I’m Eliseo Perez-Stable, Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, inviting you to check out an amazing educational opportunity here at the National Institutes of Health. It’s called the Medical Research Scholars Program, and it’s central to my Institute’s vision of an America in which all populations will have…

Afshin Rahimi, Ryerson University Vanier Scholar

[Music] My name is Afshin and I’m doing a PhD in aerospace engineering at Ryerson. I did my undergraduate back home in Iran and I came here for my master’s and I chose Ryerson because I liked its collaboration with the industry and the connection it had with the industry. Well, my research is on…

The Impact of Education Research

So the, our Engineering is Elementary project has introduced young elementary aged kids to engineering, and, engaged them in an engineering designed challenge. And to date, we’ve reached about 10 million children, and a hundred and ten thousand teachers nation-wide. So technology has that advantage, that it can really impact at scale. So for our…

Evaluating Scholarly Sources

Hello, Hi, welcome to the workshop Evaluating Scholarly Sources I’m Barbara Quarton and I’m a librarian here at the Pfau Library. I’d like to learn a little bit about you so go ahead and use the chat to let me know maybe your program, whether you’re a graduate or undergraduate, your major and why you’re…