Library - How to Do Research

Improve your critical thinking skills and the websites you use in your research by applying the criteria suggested in this guide to evaluate websites before you use them in your assignments.
Use this guide to identify print background sources in the Greenville University Library. Electronic background sources can be found on our Finding Reference Sources page.
View this PowerPoint presentation for tips on how to search the ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) database effectively.
Use this guide for information about accessing the Library Catalog and our other periodical and reference databases.

Instructional Videos

View these videos in your web browser for an overview of the steps involved in the research process.


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