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Navigating the Research Process: Home

This guide is a comprehensive overview of the research process.


Navigating the Research Process: A Flowchart Guide

For those who are new at research, its process from start to finish can seem a bit daunting. The following provides detailed instruction on how one can navigate the research process from start to finish in procedural order.

To navigate around the flowchart, click either the tabs, the links in the pages, or the green boxes or the blue ribbon, starting from the "Do You Have a Research Topic?" box at the top.




Research Topic Gather Background Information Develop a Search Strategy Analyze Search Results Revise Topic and Search Evaluate Resources Analyze Answer Question Cite Sources Determine Information Needed Topic Background Research Write Paper