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Choose a topic and then narrow it down to a more specific research question
Well defined topics generate focus results, making it easier to choose the most results
Topics that are too broad yield messy search results and lead to more work Develop Research Strategy
A research strategy is your game plan
A game plan focuses your research on the most likely sources and search terms
Without a game plan it is easy to get frustrate randomly approaching your research. Explore Resources
Exploring a variety of sources
Use different types of resources
Make research more interesting Assess Results
Choosing the most relevant results will help you answer your research questions.
Select results and are current and reputable.
Make sure resources meet the criteria for your assignment.