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English 1202 Research Guide

Linking You & Your Library

Welcome to The Library Research Process

This research guide is designed for ENGL 1202 students who are beginning and continuing their research. The tabs for this guide (over on the left side of this page) are devoted to the major phases of the research process:

Reading the Assignment – understanding what your professor expects of you
Developing a Topic – the reading, thinking and writing that are part of your research process
Searching for Information – finding and accessing information from the web, the library and elsewhere
Choosing Your Sources – determining what information is reliable and relevant to your topic
Citing Sources – learning how to cite sources properly

Need Help?

We are always happy to help you start your research or troubleshoot more complicated research questions, so please don't hesitate to ask. It's what we are here for!

Ways to Get Help:

  • Chat with us using the Ask Us pop-up window during business hours, or submit an email reference question after hours.
  • Request a research appointment for more in-depth help.
  • The Writing Center is available to help you with your writing projects.