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Welcome! Use this guide to help you get started with your research. 

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The Research Process Outlined


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The Research Process

1. Define the topic. 2. Narrow the topic. 3. Gather background information. 4. Create a research question. 5. Develop a thesis statement. 6. Create a search strategy. 7. Find Sources. Library: books, articles, images, videos. Internet: articles, images, videos. 8. Evaluate sources. 9. Cite Sources. 10. Write the paper. 11. Contact the library for help.

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