Research 101 is your starter-kit for college-level research. Improve your research skills with the self-guided tutorials and videos below.
Do you have a research assignment and don’t know where to start? The Research 101 Tutorial will take you through the steps of the research process in five self-guided lessons: Begin Research, Understand Information Sources, Find Sources, Search Strategies, and Evaluate Sources. There is one 10-question Quiz at the end that you can print out the results to share with your Instructor. (Latest tutorial update: April 2019)
*If you are a student in an English or COMS class taking a library workshop, go through the tutorial above and complete the Research Notebook.
Library Research Workshops
- Evaluating the Credibility of Information Sources
- Cite Sources
- Images and Data Visualizations
- Information About Cal Poly
How-to Videos at Kennedy Library
Featured video: Types of Information Sources