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Lessons on how to find, use, and evaluate information.
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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What research means to you

What is your primary method of research?


The 7 Steps of Research

Your instructor has assigned a research project. What do you do now?

The steps of a research project

  1. Choose a topic
  2. Find background information
  3. Develop a search strategy
  4. Gather sources 
  5. Evaluate and organize information
  6. Write and revise
  7. Document sources

Make sure you understand the requirements of the assignment before you begin!

The lessons in this tutorial will help you through the steps of the research process. If you have questions, ask a Lake Land librarian.  

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