Research 101

This suite of guides and tutorials will help you gain the skills needed for college-level research.

Starting Your Research

Learn planning strategies that will save you time and energy on your next research project.

Finding Sources

Learn how to search the library for books, articles, movies, and more.

Primary & Secondary Sources

Has your instructor asked you to use primary sources in your research? Learn to find and identify them here!

Scholarly Publications

What are scholarly publications? How do they differ from popular magazines or trade journals?

Evaluating Sources

There’s learning to find information, and then there’s learning to find the best information.

Citing Sources

Learn the fine art of citation. Avoid plagiarism! Impress your friends!


Plagiarism is a form of theft. Learn to avoid it through proper citation practices.