Research Tips & Tricks

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These resources will help with all your steps in the research process.

Get Started

Provides help in choosing or narrowing your topic, choosing the right sources, and finding background information

Find Books

Provides help to find books by title, author, and generally on your topic

Find Articles

Provides help finding articles when you have a citation, when starting searching on a particular topic, and to identify scholarly articles

Evaluate Sources

Provides help supporting your conclusions, judging reliability and relevance of sources, and explaining the the differences between popular and scholarly articles

Cite Sources

Provides help in noting what information to include in citations, selecting a citation style, and offering popular citation managers.