There's nothing more frustrating than getting to the end of your writing process and then trying to find all of your sources again to complete the citations. Each time you find an interesting resource, collect the full citation information. You can do this by:
The point of research is to learn and to develop your own ideas. Read broadly, and take in many different viewpoints before drawing your own conclusions.
Research can take a long time, and it can be very frustrating to work on a deadline if you have to wait a few days for books to be delivered from other libraries. Start your research process early, and you'll have access to much more information.
There's a lot to learn in the research process. From defining your topic to dealing with unexpected problems and finding high quality information, it can be very helpful to meet with your subject librarian. Check out our list of librarians to find the one for your subject, and meet to discuss your research. This can happen throughout the research process, but don't leave it to the last minute!
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