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Figuring It All Out
Research is an intimidating process for many people, especially if you've never really learned how to do it properly.
There are some simple steps that can help anyone and everyone to complete excellent research.
This guide will walk you through some basic steps and simple tips that will help you make the most of the research process.
Developed for Alvernia University’s faculty & students by the Franco Library Staff. Activities reflect & fulfill the ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.
This research journal was developed for Alvernia University's faculty and students by the Franco Library Staff. It includes several activities that will help you throughout the research process including:
- Creating a research question
- Brainstorming keywords & search terms
- Search strategies
- Recording the research process
- Citing your sources
The Information Cycle
Another useful source on this topic: