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Library Research

Welcome to Library Research

Welcome to researching at the Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library!


This guide consists of five important steps in your college research process.  

Each step includes:

  • A list of key concepts and skills you should learn
  • Main text and video tutorials
  • Tabs along the page that take you to various library resources

To get started:

  1. Watch the video "Understanding Research" on this page.
  2. Select Start Smart located in the left-hand column, or at the bottom of this page.

Understanding Research

Portland State University Library. "Understanding Research." YouTube. 5 August 2013. Web. 23 May 2016. https://youtu.be/eWOyj9JKpcU.

Steps for Better Research

 Follow the steps below to learn better research skills:

START HERE: 1. Start Smart    2. Develop a Topic    3. Find Information    4. Evaluate    5. Cite Sources

 

Acknowledgement

Content on this lib guide has been provided by the Community College of Allegheny CountyMany thanks for sharing and inspiring research excellence!