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Research Process OverviewUnderstand Your AssignmentBudget Your TimeChoose a TopicDetermine the Best ResourcesDevelop Your TopicExplore & Evaluate Your InformationWrite and Cite
DatabasesSubject DatabasesTypes of Magazines & NewspapersEvaluating Magazines & Newspapers
Avoiding PlagiarismCiting: Why, When & How
Assessing Websites
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Information for the Student

Turn to InfoBits when you need to know more about:

  • How to do research
  • Evaluating websites
  • The importance of citing your sources

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Information for Faculty

Learn how InfoBits can be used as a ready to use resource to teach research skills to your students.

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InfoBits Index

InfoBits - Build your research skills

Research Effectively - A roadmap to navigate the research process. Find Articles - Discover how to find articles and select those that are most useful.
Cite Sources - Understand the importance of citing sources and how to avoid plagiarism. Assessing Websites - Investigate the quality and value of websites.


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InfoBits Team:
Mike Byrnes (instructional design lead)
Mollie Gugler (instructional design)
James Rider (video, graphics, programming)


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