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Module 1: The Research Process

This tutorial explains the steps in the research process and the resources used in gathering data for research assignments. To successfully complete this tutorial, a student will score at least 8 out of 10 on the quiz at the end.

Measurable Objectives

Upon completing this tutorial, students will be able to:

  • identify the steps in the research process
  • list the different resources used in gathering information
  • list the advantages of periodicals in research
  • identify disadvantages of the Internet in research


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Relevant ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education:

  • 1.1.e. Identifies key concepts and terms that describe the information need.
  • 2.2.b. Identifies keywords, synonyms, and related terms for the information need.

This page last updated September 27, 2012

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