Welcome to the Introduction to Research guide!
This guide will teach you everything you need to know to get started on your research projects.
Navigation: You can navigate the guide using the menu on the left side of your screen (or the top of your screen on a mobile device). The tabs are organized sequentially from top to bottom, so you can use the navigation menu to guide you through the research process from beginning to end.
Before you get started: It’s important to keep in mind that:
The Golden Rule: Regardless of the scope or nature of your research, the most important thing is that you create a realistic plan from the start. Diving into research without a clear plan is a one-way ticket to frustration and burnout. However, following the steps in this guide will help you develop a plan that keeps you on track for any research assignment.
Research isn’t always linear or predictable, but following these simple steps will help you navigate the research process until you’ve created a system that works best for you.