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Beginning Research Tutorial

A tutorial on how to research information sources for assignments.

Deciding Where to Search

Now that you have a topic and an idea of how your project might unfold, where you do start looking for information about your topic? You could search the web, but Adelphi Libraries' print and online collections contain a wealth of scholarly resources.

Refer back to your assignment. What kinds of sources do you need? What evidence will help you best make your point?

In our previous example, you need three to five scholarly sources for your paper on violence in video games.