Use this guide if you're new to conducting college-level research or need some guidance with getting started. It breaks down the research process into seven steps and gives you helpful examples, resources, and tips at each step along the way.
If you need help at any stage, Ask a Librarian for help. We can help you focus your topic, develop a good search strategy, find resources, and cite your sources properly.
PLEASE NOTE: This guide provides a very basic strategy for finding and using information resources to write a college-level research paper. In general, the research process is not this straightforward.