Getting Started

Start with this Introduction Video

Pick a research topic

  • Read your assignment instructions carefully
  • Pick a topic that interests you and meets the criteria of the assignment
  • Identify key concepts of your research topic
  • Do some background reading on your topic using Wikipedia

Identify key concepts:

Do an initial search for academic sources:

Here is a Subject Guide to help you pick the right databases, search-engines and sources for your assignment.

Content last reviewed: January 11, 2021