Explore BrainMass

Online Research

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Online research examples are given.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 8:24 pm ad1c9bdddf


Solution Preview

Due to the recent E coli outbreak in the news this week, I have given you sample ideas to use as a guide under this topic. Please remember to use italics when writing the MLA citation title of the article. This feature is not available on this BrainMass page. Please use this MLA guide to assist you with proper citation of your sources:


1. Source: Shoppers avoid spinach in E. coli scare

Location: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060916/ap_on_he_me/tainted_spinach

MLA citation: Shoppers avoid spinach in E. coli scare. 16 September 2006. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. 16 September 2006. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060916/ap_on_he_me/tainted_spinach.

Type of resource: web page, news story

Search tool: yahoo search engine

Search terms: e coli outbreak

Reasons for high quality: Due to this website's connection with the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, it is a reputable resource.

Authority: This website integrates data from the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Objectivity: This resource operates in conjunction with the Associated Press and Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, attesting to its objectivity.

Accuracy: This resource integrates national data as well as government agency data related to health and food standards to show its accuracy.

Currency: This website broke the story on 9/16 in the evening. Thus, it demonstrates relevancy and current events. The page indicates that the story broke 48 minutes ago, showing its immediacy.

Scope: This resource offers a slideshow, map, video coverage, and other tools to allow users to access further data about the topic.

2. Source: E. Coli 0157: the True Story of a Mother's Battle With a Killer Microbe.

Location: Barnes and Noble bookstores

MLA citation: Heersink, Mary. E. Coli 0157: the True Story of a Mother's Battle With a Killer Microbe. New ...

Solution Summary

This posting offers guidance about online research.

See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Help with Psychology project on Anxiety

Find two (2) original articles (articles attached).

Respond to the following questions for each article:

a. USING APA FORMAT, provide a complete bibliographic citation for each article.

b. Summarize each article. For each article it is helpful to respond to the following questions:
i. what (was done)
ii. target population of the research - who were they discussing
iii. how (was it done)
iv. what were the findings
v. contributions/recommendations that may have been made regarding the findings

c. Identify and describe two new/enhanced areas of learning that each article provided. Be complete in your
response to this question.

d. Critical opinion regarding the worth of each article, findings (was it an article that helped support the
selected topic area? Was it well written? Did it reveal new ideas, findings, etc., regarding the topic

Article 1: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/freedom-learn/201001/the-dramatic-rise-anxiety-and-depression-in-children-and-adolescents-is-it

Article 2: See attached

View Full Posting Details