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Where to Start Your Research

Getting Started


Here at CSU - and beyond - you will be presented with information needs...and it will be up to you to find a solution.

And, most likely, you've already acquired some researching skills by...

  • Googling or searching Wikipedia
  • Reading the news
  • Checking your phone

Researching includes these types of skills, along with other methods. The process of research typically consists of four steps:

  • Identify
  • Locate
  • Evaluate
  • Produce


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