Starting Your Research

Start here with some research steps and strategies!

Research Steps, Step by Step!

1)   Choose and develop your topic.

Start with a keyword or two, and narrow or broaden your topic as needed. 

2) Find background information:

Searching for Book Chapters:

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3)   Find current, specific information with articles. 

4)   Put it all together! 

Research Steps Video (Narrated with Captions)

Research Steps Slide Show (No Narration)