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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.

As you research, you will be looking at many different sources and using a variety of search tools. Did you know there are multiple parts to the web? As a student, you have access to information that is not available to the general public in the form of databases, ebooks, streaming video, etc. This is part of the deep or hidden web. Watch the video below to find out more about different facets of the web.

Read this recent CQ Researcher Report about the Dark Web. What to learn more about the cloud? View the video, The Cloud Explained by Katie Couric.

Valdes, A. (Producer). (2014, March 17). What is the Deep Web?. Mashable Explains. Video retrieved from