1a. Select a Topic1b. Identify Keywords
2a. Refine Your Topic
4a. Types of Periodicals4b. Primary vs. Secondary Sources
5a. Citation Help5b. Works Cited Examples
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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 Topic1b. 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 

Step 4. Evaluate Information 
4a. Types of Periodicals | 4b. Primary v Secondary Sources

Step 5. About Plagiarism 
5a. Citation Help | 5b. Works Cited Examples

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