2. Tools that can help you organize your research time

You don't have to figure out research timelines and scheduling on your own.  There are several helpful tools that can help you figure out a research process that will keep you on track. One of which is the assignment calculator:

Enter in the start date, the date your assignment is due, and the assignment subject area to get an automatic plan of attack for completing your assignment on time. Notice how many small steps it may take to complete an assignment that involves research.