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Kirtland Community College Library: Library Research

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Research is easier if you take it a step at a time.

Research Help

Books to help you with the research process are available in the Kirtland Library.

Choosing a topic

Look for topic ideas in these databases. Remember to choose a topic that is not too broad or too narrow.

Best Source Selection

Depending on your topic, you will find your most valuable information in books, periodicals,or a combination of these sources.

Smart Searching

This 6 minute video covers the basics of skillful searching

How do I find my books?

Two minutes is all it takes to learn how to locate the books you want!

Avoiding plagiarism!

Responsible and ethical use of the ideas of others is a requirement of good research.

Citation Help

Properly citing your sources will help you avoid plagiarism.