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FYS100 Heroes & Villains--Fall 2016: Getting Started

Getting Started

This guide will discuss

  • deciding on a topic
  • finding reliable information about the topic
  • citing the information you find

Check with your professor to be sure your topic is appropriate.

Start Earyl!

Start Early!

Start Early!


Start Early!

Develop a research question that works

Information Sources to Help Select a Topic

Conduct preliminary research to help select a good topic.

  • Read the syllabus carefully.
  • Discuss the assignment with your professor.
  • Create a list of key words and persons related to your topic.
  • Get more information from
  •       Credo Reference
  •       Lion One Search on the library home page