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Explains how to find a topic and turn it into a search. Shows you how to find, evaluate, use, and cite books and articles for use in your research.

Steps in the Research Process

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Main Desk: 508-767-7135
Research Help: 508-767-7273
Library FAQ's Answers to the Library's most frequently asked questions.


Meet with a Librarian

Schedule an individual consultation with a research librarian through this link.  A librarian is happy to help you at any point in the research process, from helping you develop a topic for your project, to finding information, to helping with citations. Zoom or in-person available.

How Much Time Will This Take?

Need help with time management for your research paper?  Try this Research Paper Calculator from Minnesota.  It gives you a timeline for completing the different steps of researching and writing your paper.  

Note: Some of the help screens are state of Minnesota-specific, so contact us about related Assumption resources.