Pre-Research is an early stage research strategy that allows students the opportunity to inform, expand, and focus their knowledge about a chosen topic. We utilize Credo Reference as a way to ease students into the research process, introducing them to keyword development, concept mapping, and source evaluation.
Bishop, Natalie and Baumgardner, Laurie, "Inform, Expand, and Focus: Using the Concept of Pre-Research in Information Literacy Instruction" (2015). Dover Library Faculty Professional Development Activities. Paper 2.