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Graduate Student Library Guide

Getting Started With Your Research

The first step is to formulate a good research question. Luckily, we have a tutorial that will help you do just that!

Once you have your research question formulated, you may want to think about how you are going to select and use keywords

But where to use those keywords at? We have a wealth of databases, or you can use OneSearch. Watch the video below for more guidance on how to discover and locate sources.

Now that you've found lots of articles, you'll need to work on selecting the ones that are most relevant to your topic.

Great! You've got a pile of relevant sources, but now you need to put them in order and start turning them in to a great paper.

Don't forget to properly cite your sources! Academic integrity is key, and the library has lot resources to help you, including: