1.1 Define the information problem
2. Information Seeking Strategies: Which Sources?
2.1 Determine all possible sources
What original ideas can I incorporate into my thesis?
3.1 Locate sources (intellectually and physically)
Collect just the information you will actually use for the project at this point in the process.
4.1 Engage (e.g., read, hear, view, touch)
5. Synthesis: Create and Credit
5.1 Organize from multiple sources
Credit Your Sources
6.1 Judge the product (effectiveness)
6.2 Judge the process (efficiency)
Make sure you have met the requirements and done your best work.
The Big6 Research Process
Created by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz
The Big6™ Skills
The Big6 is a process model of how people of all ages solve an information problem.This page is an overview of the entire process. Please see the individual pages for hints and links for each step. You will also find ideas for taking electronic notes and using other online resources.
Planning for research:
Persistently collect the best sources.
It is important to give credit where credit is due. At GHHS we use the MLA (Modern Language Association) format for formal citations.
Check Your Work!