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Library Research in Six Steps

  1. Choose a TOPIC.

  2. Find BACKGROUND INFORMATION.

  3. Develop a SEARCH STRATEGY.

  4. Start SEARCHING.

  5. EVALUATE your sources.

  6. CITE your sources.


 

Choose a TOPIC.

 

Find BACKGROUND INFORMATION.

 

Develop a SEARCH STRATEGY.

 

Start SEARCHING.

Use your search strategy, but be ready to change it if you need to.

 

EVALUATE your sources.

You should critically evaluate everything you use in your research paper.

 

CITE your sources.

 

 

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