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EDS 825: Educational Policy and Practice: Library Research Steps

Library Research Steps

Identify Your Topic

Find Context: Use Reference Sources for Understanding a Topic
Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and reference lists.

For more background information check the Reference Resources Guide

Find Books
Find items held at Salem State University Library (books, eBooks, etc.)

Find Articles
Use databases to find periodical articles. 

Evaluate Your Sources
Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found

Cite Your Sources 
Guides and Resources for preparing your bibliography

Get Help
Ask a Librarian!

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