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Research - Step by Step: Research Overview

How to find scholarly resources in the Steelman Library

How to Use this Guide

Use the tabs at the top to get to specific resources.  There are links to catalogs, databases, videos, and handouts from our library and others.

Technology Tips are designed to make the process easier and more organized, and also to help you reach technology literacy, using free tools on the web. 

Please keep in mind that this guide does not replace a close working relationship with your instructor and your librarian.  Please do not spend more than 15 minutes being frustrated before you contact your librarian

Assignment Calculator

The Assignment Calculator from San Jose State University will help you plan your time and the order in which you choose resources.  Please keep in mind that you cannot use their databases, but you can return to this guide to choose the resources. 

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