Tutor profile: Julie S.
Subject: Library and Information Science
What is the best way to do research for a paper?
The first step is to identify and develop your topic. Select a topic that fits the assignment and that your interested in. Make sure your topic is not too small or too big. Be original! Next, you need to do a preliminary search for information. This is to decide if there is enough information out there for your report. The third step is to locate your materials. Be sure to use databases, books, search engines, and librarians! Next, you will need to evaluate your sources for authority and quality. Step five is to make notes and document all your sources. You will then write your paper! Organize your information, write a rough draft, and then your final paper. You will conclude by citing your references correctly.
What is subjective point of view?
Subjective point of view is always from the inside...personal feelings, options, or tastes. On the other hand, objective is from the outside. My feelings or opinion about politics is subjective. I enjoy pizza on a rainy day, also subjective. Who wins the election? Objective. Toppings on a pizza? Objective. Is it raining? Objective.
How does “affect” differ from “effect?”
Affect is a verb that means “to influence.” Though “effect” can be a verb in some formal contexts, it is usually used as a noun. As a noun, it means “a result.” Correct: The noise from the garbage collector affects my ability to concentrate. The noise from the garbage collector has a curious effect on my ability to concentrate.