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Research (Finding Information)

Library databases do not count as “using the Internet” and are an excellent source of information for your papers. 

                                   The Research Process

Watch these videos for some tips on getting more from your research efforts:

  • Library databases are searched differently than Google; for a video that explains how articles and databases work, click here.
  • Research is a circular process; for a video that explains how the research process works, click here. 
  • You may need a variety of sources; for a video that explains why you should use several sources, click here. 
  • For step-by step videos on using specific GTC databases, click here. 


 mind map for global warming There are many ways to organize your information including note cards, color-coding, and mind maps.

Use the forms below to help organize your writing:

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