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Steps in the Research Process
Identifying your research topic/question, i.e., what is your information need?
What are the main concepts of your research topic, and what are their keywords and their synonyms?
Where do you find this information?
How do you know this is the “right” information i.e., how do you evaluate the information?
How do you properly document and cite that information?
Research Process Worksheets
- How do you know this is the “right” information, i.e., how do you evaluate the information? Refer to the "Evaluating Sources" page within this guide.
- How do you properly document and cite that information? Refer to the "APA Citation Resources" page in this guide.