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General Research Guide: Getting Started

How to use this guide

This guide contains tutorials on different aspects of research.  Use this guide to find the basics of doing research. Use the tabs at the top to navigate pages, or click the links below:

Differences between types of materials

How to find books

How to find articles

How to find reliable web resources

Avoid plagiarism and citation

Starting your research

Use the links below to learn how to find an appropriate topic for your research.

Choose and Explore a Topic

Narrowing a Topic

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