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Basic Research

This guide is intended to help you learn about conducting research.


This research guide is intended to help you with conducting research, finding resources in the library, on the web, and everywhere in between. This guide includes short videos, online resources, activities, and a 7-part tutorial. Use the menu on the left to move through the chapters or skip around if you have specific questions. Don't forget about our Ask-A-Librarian services if you have any questions about research or need help along the way.

Research Basics Online SkillShop

If you are looking for a more in-depth tutorial on getting started with research, you can take the HSU Library Research Basics online SkillShop. As part of the SkillShop, you will complete a mini research project and will earn credit for attending a SkillShop as well as the Research Basics digital badge. There are many more online SkillShops, if you're interested in other topics.

If you have questions about this guide or would like to learn more, contact me.

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