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Preparing To Search

Defining a Research Question and Doing Background Research

Learn to develop an interesting idea into a researchable question.

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Choosing Keywords And Brainstorming Synonyms

Produce a list of useful keywords to help you find more sources.

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What is a Database?

Discover the benefits of searching research databases.

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Finding Databases

Explore ways you can find a useful database to search.

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Types of Resources: Library Resources

Understand how and when various types of library-based sources can be used in research.

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Types of Resources: Websites

Understand how and when various types of websites can be used in research.

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