Advantage Plus

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Advantage Plus

 The program you need to help you get the mark you want!

  • Advance your academic writing skills
  • Expand your research skills
  • Improve your organization skills

 

HOW?

Advantage Plus offers a series of free online videos for building research and writing skills

Brought to you by Brock Library, A-Z Learning Services

Module One:  Prepare & Plan

  • Introduction / Orientation
  • Research from home with 'My Library Account'
  • How to better manage your time
  • How to improve your writing skills

 

Module TwoSearch & Find

  • Approaching research critically
  • How to improve your search terms
  • Finding books with SuperSearch
  • You've got the call number, now find the book!
  • Databases:  What they are and why you need them
  • How to get better results with Google Scholar
  • You've got the citation, now find the article!
  • How to request items the library doesn't own:  RACER Interlibrary Loan

 

Module Three:  Read & Write

  • What is a "peer-reviewed" article
  • Evaluating websites
  • What is plagiarism and how to avoid it
  • When and how to paraphrase
  • How to summarize
  • Using Essay Zone to improve your essay writing skills

 

ACCESS THE ADVANTAGE PLUS VIDEOS ANYWHERE!

Visit brocku.ca/library, click on Help, Writing & Citing, and Advantage Plus

 or Visit http://www.brocku.ca/library/help-lib/writingandciting/advantage-plus

 

Add to your portfolio and resume today.  Your participation in the Advantage Plus modules can be recognized and tracked on your Experience Plus transcript.

 

Students who complete all modules will be eligible to receive an Advantage Plus certificate. 

 

Questions?  Email us at advantageplus@brocku.ca

 

 

 

 

 

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