Research Process Overview
This guide will help you locate the sources you need for your GLY 110 Endangered Planet: An Introduction to Environmental Geology research. Click on either the pages above or the links below to walk through the steps of the research process and show you how to find both print and electronic books and journal articles on a wide range of topics.
The research process typically includes 5 broad steps. Most often you complete one step before moving onto the next. However, there may be times when you will need to return to a previous step or complete multiple steps simultaneously.
Step 1. Develop Your Topic
1a. Select a Topic | 1b. Identify Keywords
Step 2. Search Strategies
2a. Refine Your Topic
Step 3. Find Credible and Relevant Sources < Opens new page
a. Find Books | b. Find Popular and Newspaper Articles |c. Find Scholarly Articles |d. Find Primary Sources |e. Find Websites, Videos and Images