January 25, 2017 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Basic Research 101 – Were Africans the First Americans? In the ever expanding information universe finding the right information can be like locating the proverbial needle in a haystack. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. In Basic Research 101 you will get an introduction to everything you need to know to satisfy your information needs. We will research an interesting topic (like the one above) to help you learn where to look for the information you need, how to navigate catalogs, databases and websites, and how to evaluate what you find. Topics will include databases, electronic resources and selected internet tools.
So, if you have a research paper due, want to satisfy your curiosity on a random topic, or just help your kids with their homework, Basic Research 101 is the place for you.
Location: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street, New York NY 10037