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Research Made Easy: College Research

Everything you need to get you ready for college research

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

Choosing a topic

The right topic is essential for successful research - not too general, not too narrow! Browse for ideas in these databases.

Best Source Selection

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

Research Help

Books to help your research are available at Kirtland's library.

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.

Writing Help