How to find specific sources for a diploma, coursework: illustrations, documents
The sources are:
For each topic, depending on the discipline, you can find different sources. Search depends on the purpose and objectives of the study. What could be the source for writing papers in different disciplines?
Illustrations, schemes, photographs, maps, documents, graphics, material monuments found during excavations by archaeologists, architectural monuments, video and audio recordings, sources collected during the ethnographic expedition
Texts of laws, acts of different periods of history
Real sources, theories and formulas
Independent research data, statistics, illustrations, charts, photos
How to search for sources?
By keywords on the Internet or in the library.
With the help of the archive, if we are talking about history.
Assemble independently during the expedition.
In collections of photographs, audio recordings.
Sources should be characterized by: representativeness, completeness, scientific accuracy, accuracy, clarity.
Not always sources can be easily found, even on the Internet or with the help of a supervisor. In such a situation, you can create sources yourself. This is true for psychology, history, ethnography, marketing, the exact sciences. Through experiments and other studies, you can obtain data that will become the basis for working on the thesis topic.
Conducted in order to obtain an independent opinion of persons of a certain gender, age or occupation. To do this, it is necessary to develop a questionnaire, to conduct a study of the environments of a certain circle of persons. On the basis of the study, a conclusion is made regarding the problem posed in the work.
An experiment is a research method that must be carefully planned. It is conducted on the basis of the theme and objectives of the thesis. There are reference data with which to compare the experimental data. The implementation of this method is relevant in the exact sciences, psychology, biology.
Field studies are characteristic of geology, archeology, ethnography. In the course of participation in the works, the author of the diploma is looking for information that will help him display the topic of scientific research.
Observations are relevant in biology, psychology. The objectives may be the identification of patterns, characteristics, features. The researcher must regularly observe the same action, process, to draw conclusions on the basis of which it is possible to build work.
Modeling is the process of transferring a theory to reality by creating an artificial object with the necessary properties. They distinguish computer, sign, mathematical, subject modeling.