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How to Research

Library Resources

Library Resources
  • Types of library resources
  • Research tools
  • Primary and secondary sources
  • The language of searching
  • Scholarly resources and the peer review process

Web Resources

Web Resources
  • Types of web resources
  • Search engines and tips on how to use them effectively
  • Introduction to academic search engines

Evaluate for Quality

  • CRAAP Test: A method used to critically evaluate information sources
  • Tools to evaluate scholarly journals and web resources
  • Tips on how to spot fake news

Research Tips & Search Strategies

Research Tips

  • How to get started with research by outlining and planning out the research process.
  • Learn what library and web resources are available.
  • Common search strategies.
  • Tips for troubleshooting any issues encountered in the research process.