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Literature: Getting Started with Research

Resources for research


This guide was created for use in Literature courses. The tabs across the top of this site direct the user to specific topics or types of resources. If a white arrow appears in a title, another page is nested below this main page.

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PIcking Your Topic IS Research

Identifying Search Terms

This video from the Heartness Library explains how to identify and use search terms to help you find information on your topic.

Internet sites vs. Databases

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Definition of Research

"the careful study that is done to find and report new knowledge about something" (Merriam-Webster, 2015)

Research is a process


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