The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library

Library Tutorials for Students

Getting Started with Research

The tutorials on this page will help you get started with the research process.

You'll find more advanced tutorials on subsequent pages. Use the navigation menu at the left to explore this guide.


Once you've decided on your topic, it will help you to make a list of keywords that you can use to begin searching for information. Initially, you might start with the key concepts from your research question. Try the exercise below to see how you do with selecting keyword concepts.

Get Research Help

Research Help

How to Start Your Research: A DIY Guide

Need help getting started with your research? This guide provides you with help for each step of the research process. Click DIY to visit the guide.