Olin and Uris Libraries, Cornell University, Ithaca NY has developed a great tool for students. The seven steps outline a simple and effective strategy for finding information for a research paper and documenting the sources you find. Depending on your topic and your familiarity with the library, you may need to rearrange or recycle these steps. Adapt this outline to your needs. We are ready to help you at every step in your research! Click here for the 7 Steps of the Research Process!