This guide outlines strategies and tools that will help you complete your research and multimodal projects for English 110.
Developing a Topic: As you start your research, give yourself some time to gather background information and think through different components of your topic. This will help you come up with a creative, engaging topic to investigate!
Searching for Sources: From DELCAT Discovery to library databases to the open web, you have a lot of options for search tools.
Evaluating: Many components go into deciding if a source is relevant and useful for your topic. Doing an in-depth evaluation of your sources during the research process will help you use sources more effectively in your writing.
Creating Multimedia: When you need to create a podcast, infographic, or other multimedia, it helps to plan your creation process and know about all of the tools available to you.
Citing: Giving credit to your sources is an important part of participating in scholarly conversations.
Getting Help: All researchers need help sometimes! There are several options for learning research skills and getting help from librarians.