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Step 1- Develop your topic
Step 2- Select Keywords
Step 3- Search the Library's Resources
Step 4- Evaluate Results
Step 5- Search Again!
- Research is about searching, evaluating your results, and then searching again, over and over
- Try different databases and different keywords in different combinations
- Keep track of what keywords are most helpful
- Keep track of what databases are most helpful
- Don't give up!! If you are feeling like there are no sources in the library's databases for you, contact a librarian
Do you need to cite your sources?
What can a Librarian help with?
- Finding the best keywords
- Figuring out how to use a database
- Tips and tricks for using Google like a PRO!
- Figuring out how and where to start researching
- Evaluating websites, articles, books, etc.
- Finding scholarly sources
- A friendly ear to bounce ideas off of
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