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READ 104 Reading Mastery (Rosemond): Home

This guide is here to assist students in Harry Rosemond's READ104 class

Welcome to Research Sources!

Photo of a dictionary defining "research"  


What is research?

Research is an organized investigation of a particular topic in order to reach new conclusions. Research is also the process of collecting information on a topic to establish facts.

You conduct research to answer research questions in all your subjects, but thekind of research you do and how you write up your results depends on the discipline. This guide and your library instruction sessions are intended to introduce you to research and research sources for the Social Sciences,Science & Technology and the Humanities.

Different source types

03 - Types of Information from Joshua Vossler on Vimeo.

Source: "Types of information" by Joshua Vossler, Joshua Vossler, Educational use.

Other Helpful Library Guides

There are library guides available to help you with every aspect of the research process from choosing a topic to evaulating your research sources to citing your sources:

Research Sources

RESEARCH SOURCES can come in many forms, some of the most common are: