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Salisbury School Research Guide: Welcome & Research Rules

Welcome & Bathrooms!

Assignment and research approach

Here's a basic research approach and sources to consider along the way. Think of these sources as pieces of evidence that back up your ideas.

1. Explore topic context & primary sources (the open web)
2. Learn the background (library catalog: books)
3. Discover scholarly conversations (library databases: journal articles)
4. Support your argument (source citation)
5. Rinse, repeat; drafts & revisions (research librarians, writing center)

Example topic: Video Games, Violence, & Learning

Why this topic? Well....