As information ages, you will find it in different sources.
1. UNDERSTAND ASSIGNMENT
2. FORMULATE A TOPIC
3. SEARCH FOR INFORMATION
4. EVALUATE YOUR SOURCES (CRAP method handout)
5. ORGANIZE YOUR IDEA AND INFORMATION
6. DRAFT THE PAPER
7. REVISE, EDIT, and DESIGN YOUR PAPER
8. CITE YOUR SOURCES
Image source: San Diego Christian Collge Libguides "Research Process"
McEntegart Library Provides:
A peer reviewed or "scholarly" article is one in which a group of experts in the same field examines the research or ideas in the article to determine if it meets the standards to be published in an academic journal.
Primary Source: An item created during the time period studied, such as diaries, letters, government records, interviews, pictures/film and art.
Secondary Source: An item which interprets a primary source, such as textbooks, newspapers, magazines and encyclopedias.