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