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Library Research at Winthrop: The Seven

Seven Steps to Effective Library Research

Identify Your Topic  

What are you trying to write about?

Find Context: Use Reference Sources for Understanding a Topic

Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and reference lists

Find Information

Books, Journal Articles, Magazines, NEWSPAPERS! We have what you need.

Evaluate Your Sources

Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found

Cite Your Sources

Guides and Resources for preparing your bibliography

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This guide has been adapted from the Seven Steps guide at Cornell University found here: