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An Overview: The Research Process

The research process is complex and multilayered. This tutorial provides an overview and some practical strategies you can use.

Picking Search Terms

When getting ready to search for sources as a way to help you answer your research question, break your question down into the main components. This will help you identify potential terms to search before actually starting to search. Don't worry, you can always modify your terms as you search.