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Fullerton College Library

Research 101: Finding Sources

Getting Started With Research at Fullerton College Library

Searching for Sources

                            decorativeSearch for and gather reliable and relevant information to reach an informed answer to your research question(s). You may have strong opinions or beliefs before you begin searching for sources, but be willing to challenge those assumptions. Seek information from different source types and multiple perspectives, especially those with views opposing your own. 

This section will cover how to identify search terms and tips on starting, broadening, narrowing, and refining your searches.