Step 1. Analyse your topic
Keywords & Questions | Find Background Information
Step 2. Search for information
Search Strategies | Finding Resources | Using Databases | Searching the Web
Step 3. Evaluate information
Primary vs Secondary Sources | Types of Journals
Step 4. Write and organise information
Take Notes | Develop an Outline | Incorporate Source Material
Step 5. Reference
Source: TCC ELibrarian. (2013, December 19). Six step research process [video]. YouTube.
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