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Research Guides

 

  1. Select and set up an online research & citation tool to stay organized throughout the research process (Scrible or NoodleTools).
  2. Conduct some pre-research to get background knowledge (Wikipedia, Encyclopedia Britannica Online, reference sources in general subject databases).
  3. Generate a list of keywords based on your own background knowledge and pre-research to use when searching Google, library databases, and the library catalog.