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Good research is based on quality information. How do I choose and use quality sources?

Watch the short overview video, and then visit the "Learn to" box at the right to get started.

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As You Gather Information...

1. Ask yourself:

  • Does this information answer your original questions?
  • Do you need to revise and redefine your questions?

2. Don't forget to cite your sources as you research.

  • Record titles, authors, publishers, dates and other relevant information for citation purposes.
  • If you are using a website, also record the URL (web address) and the date you visited the site. 

3. Time to get busy!

  • Evaluate the content of your sources. Be a good detective!
  • Take notes.

Check the "Learn to" box at the top right to get started.

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