Getting Started with Research

These tutorials and videos cover why information literacy skills matter and how to get started with a research project, including understanding the process, choosing a topic, and beginning research.

Tutorial: Why Information Literacy Matters

Tutorial: Why Information Matters

Video: Life in the Information Age

Video: The Research Process

Tutorial: Developing a Research Focus

Video: How to Narrow Your Topic

Tutorial: Background Research Tips

Video: Thesis Statements

Quiz: Thesis Statements

Tutorial: Scholarship as Conversation

Quiz: The Research Process

Tutorial: Research for Persuasive Writing

Video: Creating a Research Plan

Video: Framing a Problem

Quiz: Research Strategies

 Videos: Beginning Research with Wikipedia/Google