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Course research guides (or libguides) are designed to support specific assignments. These guides will contain information and access to resources that are relevant to your assignment.
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The tabs along the side (or top) navigation provide access to the different parts.
Learn the steps of success for a research project! This guide will walk you through the steps of the research process from pre-research to outlining, in-depth research, and writing.
How to choose a topic
Not sure where to get started? Or even how to choose a topic? This guide will walk you through the ins and outs of choosing a topic for your research including choosing a topic that is the right scope for your project or paper.
How to generate a keyword list
You've chosen your topic, now what? This guide will walk you through generating a keyword list to help you search library databases more effectively.
How to evaluate sources
Unsure how to tell if your resource is credible? This guide will help you determine what questions to ask, and how to begin evaluating your sources.
What is a peer-reviewed source, and how do you find one? This guide will walk you through the ins and outs of finding and identifying peer-reviewed sources for your research.
Whether you’re a student, employee, or lifelong learner, using the appropriate sources to support your contributions is essential. With so much information available online, how do you navigate the digital landscape to locate the most relevant and reliable information?
The Tutoring Center can help you outline your topic, check your grammar, synthesize your research, and cite your sources.
Whether you are one of the strongest students in class or ﬁnd yourself challenged with certain subjects, you will beneﬁt from the services the Tutoring Center provides.
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