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Plan your research strategy

In order to plan an effective research strategy, you will want to:

  • understand the assignment and create a timeline
  • select and refine your research topic
  • create effective search strategies
  • evaluate the information sources you identify

The following tutorials will help you learn those skills.

Understand the assignment and create a timeline

Select and refine your research topic

Mind-mapping your topic 

Narrow your topic

Create effective search strategies

Selecting keywords 

How do I create a search strategy? 

Evaluate the information sources

Evaluating web resources

Popular vs. scholarly