1.1 Introduction

Study space Finding information for an assignment can often seem overwhelming. But once you learn the research process, finding information for those assignments becomes much easier.

This tutorial will give you the skills you need to:
  • create topics
  • find books and articles
  • evaluate information
  • cite sources

These skills are important for the future, for other classes, and for your career—any time you need to find and use information.

This tutorial is divided up into sections that will cover the major steps in the research process. Use the links in the upper right to navigate your way through this tutorial. This section focuses on creating topics and identifying and using keywords.