Getting Started

The goal of this guide is to give you a working knowledge of the research process and help develop the skills that your instructors are expecting of you when they assign a research paper/assignment. The information in this guide should make the research process easier and more efficient!

Before Getting Started...

  • Be aware of all due dates
  • Follow all instructions from your instructor
  • Start your research early
  • Be aware of the citation and format style for the assignment
  • Acknowledgments

    Much of the information and organization of this guide is based upon the Research Foundations guide from Seminole State College of Florida Library, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.