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Finding Research Resources

This guide will aid in finding a variety of information types including reference, scholarly articles, images and other media.

Instruct: Getting Started With Research

Getting Started with Research

This module covers why information literacy skills matter and how to get started with a research project, including understanding the process, choosing a topic, and beginning research. Understand what information literacy is and why it is important in school, the workplace, and society. Know resources available to build information literacy skills. Identify how information is needed and used in everyday life. Set goals to build information literacy skills. Identify the steps in the research process. Develop a plan for a research paper. Choose a research topic. Identify keywords, synonyms, and related terms for a project. Recognize the iterative nature of the research process.

Getting Started with Research  
* Instructor Guide: Getting Started with Research https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40e5fca74957c34767b9c4fc96eac4701d%2F
Introduction https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%404ad4da2a92744892b179458e9318264e%2F
Tutorial: Why Information Literacy Matters (2019 update) https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40867662e0b0b7461bafcc4523c3818cb8%2F
Tutorial: Why Information Literacy Matters https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%403cf23ca97b24479e9deecf36873b4d4c%2F
Video: Life in the Information Age https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40e4f7830dd4854885821e4e92487de936%2F
Video: Life in the Information Age (2017 update) https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40c377000ebc6542a1b860c2b21038af95%2F
Video: The Research Process https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%407dac083913e54efc87049da089532563%2F
Videos: Research Process (2018 update) https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%4013da336c18f34a108a6a16c8b822c5e8%2F
Tutorial: Developing a Research Focus https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%400e765556b588429abe172e342e75fee9%2F
Tutorial: Choosing a Topic https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%407d9bef4f1e93426f9411206a2c7d6b11%2F
Video: How to Narrow Your Topic https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40aca5de2c53484cf88338eee4f7718ad4%2F
Videos: Beginning Research with Wikipedia/Google https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40e0e04d6338e94c38a2552c451c66e671%2F
Tutorial: Background Research Tips https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%407796fca777784a36a7826333770a51a3%2F
Video: Thesis Statements https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40a3f2f13e35eb4c8c9fd53482cec9594a%2F
Quiz: Thesis Statements https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40e54a0b7bec754138b30e6177bc3b39f9%2F
Tutorial: Scholarship as Conversation (2019 update) https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40c4147e3ab9f64147ac1f74751b3d51e9%2F
Tutorial: Scholarship as Conversation https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%403743aa6dabf942a28a9028cb2f39992b%2F
Quiz: The Research Process https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40bfa1581ee22747bc898bae68f6e027df%2F
Tutorial: Research for Persuasive Writing https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%4081d99e1110cc4c9fb98455972d0a3687%2F
Video: Creating a Research Plan https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40da8fa41c1fb64fa5951c6b3ca4c0bc40%2F
Video: Framing a Problem https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40b45b04e176ae48f2a2e95b1ce0f78391%2F
RETIRED Quiz: Research Strategies https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40e3f9a24f23244637b42e4ae5400d74d1%2F
Quiz: Research Strategies https://go.openathens.net/redirector/fiu.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.credocourseware.com%2Fcourses%2Fcourse-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Fxblock%2Fblock-v1%3AFlorida-International-University%2BINFOLIT%2B2016%2Btype%40sequential%2Bblock%40b2d131d3ad124155b77d1f12657b3158%2F

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