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Research Scheduler

It takes time to research and write, so plan ahead!

When to start?

15-Week Semester: Weeks 3-4

5-Week Summer/Winter Session: Week 2

Step 3: Build a Research Strategy

In order to know where to look for information, you need to know what kinds of sources you will need.

Check the prompt for your assignment. Does your professor want you to use books, magazine articles, journal articles or newspapers?

Once you have an idea for your topic, these tutorials can help you decide which types of sources will work best for you:

The videos below may be helpful too:

"Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals (final)" (3:12) 
Peabody Library, Vanderbilt University. 2007.

NOTE: To see captions, start the video, then click the CC button at the bottom right, or click Transcript.

"Publication types" (2:31)
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. 2016. 
CC:BY-SA

NOTE: To see captions, start the video, then click the CC button at the bottom right, or click Transcript.