Are you new to research? Haven't used a research library in 5, 10 or 20 years? Received your first written assignment and unsure where to begin?
Research is not a complicated process. There are many resources, services and online tools available to help students find the research materials – books, articles, journals, databases and more – necessary to begin writing. Librarians can help you track down difficult-to-find items in print or electronic collections and assist with research.
Take the mystery out of conducting research by following this simple, 6-step plan:
For more information on conducting research, watch the New Jersey State Library's pre-recorded webinar "Research Made Simple: Resources and Services of the NJ State Library," here.