When you perform research for a project, you will need to keep track of the information you find. This will help you organize your thoughts into a coherent paper or project. You will also need to write your References or Works Cited page.
One good way to keep track of your citations is to use the Email tool available in OneSearch and many databases that allows you to email the article or citation to yourself.
Once you have narrowed your topic and developed a quality research question, the next step in the research process is searching for information to help you answer your research question.
You will want to consult a variety of resources, so it is a good idea to search in multiple places. This will include using search engines like Google, the Library, or talking to experts or authorities on your topic.
A good idea is to start with creating a research strategy. Take a few minutes to think about:
This is also a good time to think about how you will manage all the information you find. OneSearch and many of the Library's databases allow you to email links to books and articles to yourself.