Plan Research

Step Two of the Research Process

Developing Questions

1. Turn a research topic into research questions
2. Develop narrow and broad questions
3. Generate multiple search terms

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START DEVELOPING YOUR QUESTIONS

Tips for Effective Searching

1. Create effective search terms
2. Use Boolean logic
3. Search using databases
4. Search using Google

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LEARN SEARCH STRATEGIES

What is it?

Step 2: Plan Research

The next step in the research process is to develop a plan for your research. Where will you search? What types of sources will best fit your information needs? 

In order to give yourself the best chance to have a successful research experience, it will be important foryou to refine your research topic and create a concrete plan for searching.

Evaluating the Credibility of Resources

1. Evaluate a website
2. Evaluate print sources

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LEARN TO EVALUATE RESOURCES

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Finding the Most Relevant Resources

1. What kinds of resources are available to me?
2. What kinds of information does each resource provide?
3. Which resource types will be right for me?

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START FINDING RESOURCES

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