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Not sure where to start on your big research paper? Start here! We'll walk you through it step by step.

Information Search Process

Research Process

Researching is a big and exciting challenge. While doing academic research following these steps will help make sure that your research process is smooth and painless. If you have any questions, you can always ask a librarian. 

Start with a question

  • What is your assignment?
  • What do you hope to discover?
  • What topic do you want to focus on? 

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