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Last Updated: May 23, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Introduction to Research

This LibGuide was designed help you find resources and introduce you to the research process. It will take you through the research process as it acquaints you with the various types of library materials. Use this guide as a tool for selecting a topic for an actual assignment, or just follow along as it pursues a sample research project using the following strategy.

After viewing this guide, you will be able to: 

If you are not familiar with the library's resources, visit our LibGuide titled Tools & Tips.  Inside, there is more detailed information on how to use advanced searching features for library databases, search for books, locate government publications, and how and when to cite. 


Research Help

Librarians are available to help you find the information that you need. 

  • Visit us at the Information Desk any time that we're open, or
  • Call 203-932-7189 for help or to set up an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one research assistance.
  • Email

We'll help you learn how to use the catalog to find books and use our databases to find articles, e-books and more.

Joe Scollo

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(203) 479-4186
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