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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.

Preparing to Search

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.

Additional Resources

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