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WRI 111

Welcome to Your "Research Homepage"

This LibGuide will serve as your "Research Homepage," designed specifically for WRI 111 students. 

Here you will find a step-by-step guide to the research process and links to library resources that are likely to be useful for you. Which resources you use will depend on your topic, so if you aren't sure where to search or what to use, just ask. 

What we think research and writing are like:

A map with a straight line.

What research and writing are actually like:

A map with a confusing path

Getting Started

There are 6 steps to getting started with your research

  1. Understand your assignment
  2. Choose a topic
  3. Write a research question
  4. Generate keywords
  5. Find Background information
  6. Begin searching for credible sources

If you need some help getting started, check out the Starting Your Research guide. When you are ready for Step 6: Searching for Credible Sources, Click Finding Credible Sources on the left menu to begin!