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English 101 Library Tutorial

Developing a Research Strategy

Writing papers is a vital part of college life

Before you start writing ask yourself:

  1. What is the assignment ?
  2. What sources should I consult ?
  3. What is the best information to use ?

Because there are many different sources to consult, using a research strategy is the best way to find the right information.

Your goal is to conduct research in a systematic, well organized approach.

Proceed to Step 1 to get started with the tutorial.

Steps to a Research Strategy   

1. Identify Topic

2. Find Background Info

3. Use Voyager

4. Use Journals

5. Evaluate What You Find

6. Cite Sources

7. Assignments