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Beginning Research at Colgate

Welcome to Colgate! This Beginning Research guide will provide you with all the necessary tools for successful research at Colgate.
There are four important elements of any research project:

         Ask Good Questions

→ Key Research Concepts
→ Finding Your Research Question


         Communicate Effectively

→ Developing a Research Question
→ Developing Your Thesis

         Find Quality Information

→ Locating Resources
→ Evaluating Resources


        Research Legally & Ethically

→ Citing Your Sources
→ Creating Your Bibliography


Interactive Tutorials

  • Quest for Questions - will teach you to develop research questions
  • Academic Honesty - will teach you about Colgate University's Academic Honor Code
  • Unlocking Keywords - will teach you how to come up with different keywords and improve your searching
  • Special Collections & University Archives - will teach you how to best utilize Colgate University's Special Collections & University Archives
  • Citing Beyond the Book - will teach you how to cite social media, data, and special collections materials in MLA or APA formats
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