New to college-level research or CSUDH? Use the how-to videos, tutorials, and handouts on this page to start and finish your research project! If you need help at any part of the research process, ask a librarian!
= Interactive tutorial
= Handout or guide
First, choose and develop a topic you're interested in!
An interactive tutorial on developing research questions, keywords, and narrowing a topic.Start
Use online and library search tools to explore your topic and find sources.
Find relevant studies in references and using "Cited by" in Google Scholar.Watch
Looking for a specific kind of source?
Searching in Google using site:.gov to find government web pages and statistics.Watch
What makes the information you find credible? What about scholarly?
A brief overview of the guiding principles of Wikipedia and how to evaluate the quality of an article.Watch
Use and cite sources in your paper!
Introduction to the purpose and conventions of annotated bibliographies.View