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All about Research: Home


What You Will Learn

Module 1: Getting Started

  • Students will define an appropriate research question.
  • Students will identify an information need.


Module 2: Types of Sources

  • Students will identify appropriate types of information.
  • Students will select relevant books, articles, reference materials, etc.

Module 3: Library Catalog

  • Students will choose the type of catalog search (title, author, keyword) based on their information need.
  • Students will search the catalog efficiently using appropriate search terms.

Module 4: Finding Articles

  • Students will choose an appropriate database based on their information need.
  • Students will search a database efficiently using appropriate search terms.

Module 5: Scholarly vs. Popular

  • Students will determine if an article is scholarly or popular.
  • Students will choose an article of the appropriate type based on their information need.

Module 6: Question to Keyword

  • Students will choose keywords that retrieve relevant information.
  • Students will apply the search connector "AND" to combine keywords.

Module 7: Finding Websites

  • Students will evaluate websites for appropriateness as information sources.

Module 8: Citing Sources

  • Students will recognize the importance of documenting sources.

Useful University Links

student writing

Academic Honesty (pdf document) Policies and procedures.

Honor Code - The core values of the University of Saint Leo.

Easybib - EasyBib helps you quickly and easily create a bibliography.

Research and Writing Help - a list of links to resources that the library offers.

Help in the Library -In-person, online, or by phone, Ángel L. Jiménez provides tutoring in all aspects and stages of the writing process. Please make an appointment using the Writing and Research Instruction Form, the appointment book at the Cannon Library Circulation Desk, or by directly contacting Ángel (phone: 352-588-8269; email: