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Tutorials: Research 101

Through videos, PowerPoint presentations, and handouts, this guide gives you a solid introduction to the most important library and research skills.

Deciphering Your Assignment

Academic Integrity at ECU and Beyond

Search Terms

Generating search terms means figuring out what words to use when you are searching for sources.

What are the main concepts of your topic?

Consider:

Synonyms
Related Terms
Broader Terms
Narrower terms

Need more help? View the "Generating Search Terms" video below.

Choosing a Topic

The most important thing to remember about choosing a topic is to select something that interests you. This will make the research process easier and more enjoyable!

Watch the "Developing a Topic" video to learn more about selecting and refining a research topic.

Click to watch Developing a Topic