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"Develop a Topic." Lightbulb. Visit the Develop a Topic page for help with beginning your research with general background information. This will help you understand and refine your topic, develop research questions and search terms, and decide where to look for sources.
"Find Sources." Magnifying Glass. Visit the Find Sources page for help selecting and using search tools to find articles, books, videos, and more.
"Cite Sources." Laptop, mouse, and pencils. Visit the Cite Sources page to learn how to appropriately cite your sources and avoid plagiarism. Make sure to check your assignment or ask your professor which citation style you should use (e.g., APA, MLA, or another).

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