When working on a project, paper or dissertation, you need to perform library research for several reasons:
Before you begin your research, you should ask yourself some questions to help you narrow your search parameters:
The Library web site is a good place to start. Use the Main Catalog or Books+ to search for books, journal titles, videos and dissertations. To find journal articles, conference papers, book chapters on a particular topic, use a specialized database for your research area or Articles+.