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Research 101: Library Research Methods: Find Resources

Find Resources

  1. Start your search with Primo VE Search
    • Browse current topics using electronic resources such as ProQuest, EBSCO Military & Government, Nexis Uni
    • Read encyclopedia article on topics you are considering to get a broad summary of the topic and your idea relates to broader, narrower, and related issues. CREDO is a great resource!
    • Brainstorming can help you generate ideas for a research paper and to help with organization.
    • Find the best resources for your paper, including different types of resources such as books, journal articles, reports, and websites. Make sure to select peer review research.
    • Use CREDO's Research Tips to help you find relevant resources related to your topic
    • One of the key factors in finding good resources is to identify relevant keywords. Before beginning your search, start by identifying keywords related to your topic or research questions.

How Do I Know Which Electronic Resources to Use?

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How to Chose Your Keywords

How to Read Scholarly Articles