This tutorial demonstrated some of the necessary skills for successful university-level research. If you have a more specialized or subject-specific question not addressed in this tutorial, please consult our subject guides for additional guidance and contact information for the subject librarian.
If you are unsure which subject area your question falls into, please contact our Ask a Librarian service for help and direction.
Additionally, the Library offers in-person workshops for all audiences, including a few specifically tailored to graduate students. These workshops cover a wide variety of topics and allow you to explore library research in-depth and with assistance.
Pamela Carson and Melanie DamiligThe icons used in this tutorial were created by The Noun Project.
Some of the content in this tutorial was originally developed in 2004 for an online tutorial called info research 101: surviving your essay. Thank you to the following Concordia librarians who worked on this previous tutorial: Olivier Charbonneau, Dubravka Kapa, Patrick Labelle, Sonia Poulin.
Thank you also to Juliet Dunphy of the Student Success Centre and the subject librarians and student librarians at Concordia Library who provided valuable feedback and assistance at multiple stages in the development of this tutorial.