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Locating the Right Information

Locating the Right Reference Tools

Choose the best resource for your needs. By learning what each resource does best, you can save time and effort when doing research.

When doing research you need to pick the resource that will help you do the job getting the best results without wasting time and energy. Being a good researcher means you can select the best resources to meet your information needs. Knowing the strengths of each tool will help you get to the resource you need to do the best job.

There are many reference tools you can use in your research. Use the navigation links below or at the end of each section to move to the tools you want to learn to use.


Resources: Plan

Information Literacy eBooks listed by Research Step

Information Literacy eBooks alphabetical list

Research Videos alphabetical list

Research Videos listed by Research Step

Online Research Planner (worksheet)

Research Process Reflection (guide)

Research Process Rubric (guide)