Do College-Level Research

Learn to identify the best search tools for locating professor approved sources.

Identify Potential Sources

After you have selected a research topic, written a research question or thesis statement, and brainstormed search terms, your next step will be to locate relevant sources that help you answer your research question and provide sound evidence that supports your thesis. Finding and selecting the best sources takes time and persistence.

Getting Started 

All About Different Types of Information Sources and When to Use Them

What are Research Databases?

Types of Sources

This brief video from Brigham Young University explains different types of sources and their uses.

What About Wikipedia?

Learn how to effectively use Wikipedia for college research without compromsing the integrity of your work.