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Step 2: Locate/Find

Steps to Locating Information

Research typically involves using a variety of sources including:

To create the most effective and efficient searches, utilize the search strategies listed under Step 2: Locate Information.

Resource Tracking

Track all of the resources you find with the Resource Tracking Form:

Questions? Ask Us

Phone: (309) 457-2190, (309) 457-2301

Determining Information Need

Posted with permission of Elizabeth Housewright at Cal State Fullerton's Pollak Library.

Information Cycle

Understanding the information cycle (how information is reported through various media through time) assists the researcher in evaluating usefulness and applicability to their own research.

Shared with permission of El Camino College, Schauerman Library, 3:15 length.

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