Senior Research Tools & Tips
This section contains tutorials and tools to help seniors:
- Prepare for and select a research topic
- Select and develop a research question
- Use the available databases
- Cite sources
Preparing for Research: Selecting a Topic
Selecting a Research Topic from Gale's Opposing Viewpoints
Selecting a Research Question
Tools to Help You
5 Steps of Research
If you are starting your research project, you'll want to download the 5 Steps of Research to help you with the process.
Mind Map Graphic Organizer
If you are a visual thinker, you may want to download the Mind Map Graphic Organizer to help you when developing your research topic.
Another tools that will help with developing your research topic is the Reporter's Tool. It asks the basic Who, What, Where, When and Why when deciding on a topic.
Citing Digital Images
See examples of how to cite digital images as sources and a link to a video tutorial. See Citing Digital Images.