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Getting Started: Library Research Strategy

This guide is intended to help you develop a strategy for conducting research.

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This guide is intended to help you develop a strategy for conducting research. Please note the blue tabs above that provide tips for completing the following steps involved with the research process:

  • Choosing your topic
  • Gathering background information
  • Defining key terms
  • Formulating a thesis statement
  • Gathering relevant information (e.g., books, journal articles, and primary resources)
  • Evaluating Information
  • APA Citation
  • Avoiding Plagiarism