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Searching steps

By using this portion of the LibGuide, you should be able to find good sources on your topic, even if it is loosely-defined at first.

Use the links to the left, under "Searching Steps" (or below) and check out these easy steps:

  1. Develop a "snapshot" or general overview of the topic (you probably already did some of this when you were developing your research question)
  2. Identify a few relevant search tools, like databases, journals, e-book collections, and search engines
  3. Begin searching for specific resources and refine your search as needed