Library Research Skills Tutorial
1. Getting started
2. Search basics
3. Finding articles
4. Finding books
5. Finding other types of sources
6. Reading, writing & note-taking
Finding other types of sources
Reading, writing & note-taking
Getting started with your assignment
Learn how to choose a research topic, come up with a research question, and find the right place to search.
What's covered in this section
Understanding your assignment
What to expect with library research
Where do I begin when I don't know much about the topic?
How do I come up with a question?
Where do I search to answer my question?
Activities in this section
Are these research topics too broad, too narrow, or just right?
Videos in this section
Picking your topic IS research (NCSU Libraries) [3:10 minutes]
How does Wikipedia work? (NCSU Libraries) [6:41 minutes]
page last updated on: Wednesday 24 January 2018
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