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Guide to Library Research: Introduction

Learn the basics of library research

Library Hours

McCain Library Hours : 8:30AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday

Closed: Saturdays, and Sundays.

These hours will be in effect until August 21.  Please feel free to contact a librarian during these hours for research assistance.

Writing Center

During the academic year - make an appointment at the Writing Center for help with getting started on your paper, avoiding plagiarism, and citing your sources!

Getting Started

Introduction: The Research Process

Follow the tabbed steps outlined above 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 through these steps. Follow the links for more information. Once you have found the information you need, use the resources of the Writing Center for assistance with writing your paper.

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