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AL 130: Academic Literacies

Research is Messy

While the image below makes research look clean and simple, beware: research can be messy!  You can certainly use the steps below to make a plan for how you're going to do your research, but be prepared to change that plan move forward. Remember, if you have questions at any point along the way, don't hesitate to reach out to a librarian for help. 

The Research Process

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