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HMGT 3502 Hospitality Research Seminar

Workshop-related materials including student homework

Background research

Preliminary research:get an overview and the basic facts about your topic down before venturing into deeper research. It lays the foundation allowing you to move from broad topic to a more specific topic to a specific research question. You can also begin to identify search terms aka keywords.

Good sources include:

  • OneSearch: like Google, it’s a great place to start your research, also good for finding books

and the following library resources

Developing the Research Question

Search strategies

search tutorialHere is an interactive tutorial on search strategies. It covers how

  1. identify keywords to create an effective search strategy,
  2. narrow and widen your search, and
  3. revise your search.