Research begins with inquiry. Inquiry means engaging with your curiosity to ask questions about the world. Seeking answers can lead to discovery of new ideas through conversations with others.
The UO Libraries can help you meet some of your goals for this course! To learn more about Information Literacy and research skills, check out the video below.
Research is an iterative process, meaning it's repetitive but you learn as you move forward and make changes. It's more cyclical than straightforward or linear. Use the guide navigation to learn about each of the steps of the process, and don't be afraid to jump around between steps.
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Check out this video from user Modern Librarian Memoirs (Vanessa Garofalo, MLIS) on YouTube for an overview of information literacy (IL).