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What You Will Learn
By the end of this lesson you will be able to:
- Apply a basic process to your library research
- Identify ways to get help from the librarians
Check audio on your computer or have headphones ready.
Current news and events can be a good place to look for a research topic. Watching the world news or reading local newspapers will give you a handle on what's going on and help generate topic ideas!
Visit our Newspapers and Current Events guide to search in our newspaper database.
Click on Databases by Subject > Newspapers and Current Events.
Step by Step Approach to Library Research
Watch this short video to learn more about library research.
When working on a research topic keep the following in mind:
- Make sure the topic meets the requirements of the assignment
- Look at current trends or issues within the subject area you are focusing on
- Schedule a research appointment with a librarian or contact them using the chat if you need additional help