Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
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.
Reedley College Library
Welcome to your Library
Monday-Thursday: 7:30-8:00pm Friday: 7:30am-3:00pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday
for more information
Email a librarian for more help
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
Ask a Librarian
Available 24/7, Question Point is a place to chat online with a librarian who can help you NOW.
Definition of Research
"the careful study that is done to find and report new knowledge about something" (Merriam-Webster, 2015)
Research is a process