The Electronic Library for Minnesota contains databases that will be useful for students embarking on the research process. The short videos and infographics below provide guidance on that process.
Watch these short videos for help building effective searches, finding authoritative content online, correctly citing sources, and more.
Search Strategies: Part One (2:41)
Search Strategies: Part Two (2:57)
How to Cite Your Sources (5:12)
When an important or newsworthy event occurs, different types of information sources respond differently. Use the information cycle to know where to look for what you need.
What you're looking for determines where you should look.
How much you already know about your topic determines where you might look.