Walk through the process of researching, from brainstorming to distinguishing appropriate sources, specifically for technical and engineering topics!
Before you can start researching, you have to figure out what you're looking for! Learn how to map out your ideas and questions to help you find the perfect sources for you.
For when it seems like you just can't get to the sources you need, this tutorial will help you get going in the right direction. Learn how to use boolean search terms and related keywords to construct effective searches!
Databases offer a vast and varying amount of sources and are an essential part of academic research. Learn how to effectively search for sources within databases with this tutorial!
Why limit your researching to only the books your particular school has to offer? Learn how to use the Melvyl catalog and request books from other libraries with this helpful tutorial!
By expanding your research and finding primary sources, you can get a better understanding of your topic. Learn how to find newspaper archives with this tutorial!
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