Getting Started

Introduction to Research

Learning how to conduct research is one of the most important skills a student will learn at university. Our Introduction to Research guide outlines an effective strategy for finding information for your research paper, evaluating the information found and documenting sources.

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Citing Sources

The ideas and research of others which you use in your papers and assignments must be attributed to those authors. Our Citing Sources page provides assistance on how to cite properly.

Citation Management

Use citation software to organize your own library of citations, incorporate quotes into your assignments, and compile reference lists (bibliographies) for your assignments. Consult our Citing and Citation Managers guide for more information.

Research by Subject

Start your research for a specific subject on our Research by Subject page. It will help you identify and access highly recommended resources for research.


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