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Research 101

Welcome to Research 101!

This guide will help you:

  • figure out how to get started as you search for sources
  • understand the different kinds of information available to you
  • know the choices you can make in selecting sources
  • think about great questions to ask when evaluating the information you find. 



This guide was created by Haruko Yamauchi in 2017 and underwent significant revision in 2021 with the assistance of Arianna Olivo, and additional feedback from Ameen Al-Hubaishi and Mishael D. 

Hostos Library Research 101 can be adapted under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license.