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Library Research Methods - Graduate Students

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You can get help for research in several ways.

Contact the subject librarian, Shahrzad Khosrowpour, at (714) 532-7750 or

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Library Research Methods: Pathways to Success

Welcome to the one-stop guide for Graduate Students and Library Research Methods! This guide will help you to locate a variety of resources useful for your research:

This guide focuses on supporting Chapman graduate students who are conducting research and producing research papers, theses, and dissertations.

Being aware of the resources available to you at your library will prepare you to manage your time efficiently, to do your research more effectively, and to write your paper more successfully. This guide also highlights practical strategies to locate sources for literature review and provides you some tips in using citations, creating alerts to stay updated on publications, customizing Google Scholar options, and more.