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Steps of Research : Steps of Research

Steps of Research

The following nine steps outline a simple and effective strategy for finding information for a research paper and documenting the sources you find:

Step 1: Identify and develop your topic

Step 2: Find background or basic information on your topic

Step 3: Use LibGuides - Topic Guides

Step 4: Search the online catalogue to find books

Step 5: Find articles (print or electronic)

Step 6: Find internet sources

Step 7. Find videos (Use Clickview)

Step 8: Evaluate the information you have found

Step 9: Cite what you have found, using a standard format for your bibliography.

Check the other tabs of this guide for more detailed information on each of these stŠµps.


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