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Research 101

In this guide, you’ll learn about the steps in the research process including how to develop a research question, identify keywords, find, evaluate, and cite information sources and more.

Module 1 - Introduction


The first step in a research project is to look for sources to use in your writing. In Module 1, you'll learn techniques for choosing a topic and thesis and defining your information need.

First, you'll discover how to navigate and select from the resources available on your library's website. Next, you’ll be introduced to search strategies that return the most useful results.  These tools will help you find the sources you need for any given assignment.