This guide will assist you through the various steps of the research process, including selecting a topic, locating information, finding keywords, searching library resources, and evaluating and citing sources. Simply click through the tabs on the left to learn more.
If you are having trouble at any point during the research process or have any questions, please contact a SC4 librarian for help!
You may also check out our Research Guide on How to Navigate the Library for more information on getting around the library and the library website.
The SC4 Writing Center, located in 313 Main Building, is another good resource for help with research and writing.
Step by Step through the Research Process
Adapted from Fanning, D.L. (2012). Research and stuff: Tools and strategies for the beginning academic researcher. In C.T. Jordan (Ed.), Open 2010: A composition textbook for WRTG 2010 at the University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT: University Writing Program, University of Utah and http://libguides.apsu.edu/How-to/researchprocess.
Research can be a tricky, sometimes confusing process. If you're stuck, lost, or just have a question, please contact us!
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