Steps in the Research Process
This guide explains the steps in the research process.
Narrowing a Topic
Before starting research, decide what you're trying to find.
Primary and Secondary Sources
What are primary and secondary sources? What's the difference? When should each be used?
After locating sources, evaluating the information means finding the right information for the purpose, deciding what's useful, and verifying what's true.
Does Mabee not have the information you need? We can get it for you! This video shows how to create an account in ILLiad and request materials. Interlibrary loan gets material to you in about a week.
Mabee Library has information in a variety of formats. This video shows how to use the microfilm/microfiche machine.