VU’s Jean and Alexander Heard Library
Get Help with Research
Help for finding materials and presenting research, as well as an overview of research assistance and guides.
University of Illinois-Springfield
Research Paper Guidelines
Includes “Six Basic Questions” for getting started, advice for analyzing research questions, and potential methodologies.
Cornell University Library
Seven Steps to the Research Process
Easy-to-follow steps with additional links throughout.
Critically Analyzing Information Sources
How to evaluate sources, from initial appraisal to content analysis.
Getting Started with Thesis Research
Quick essential questions for the initial stages of the research process.
George Mason University
PowerPoint-style presentation that emphasizes evaluation and use of sources.