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Start Here: How do I pick the right materials for my research?
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Summer... a great time to  "start here"! 
Try this guide for your general research questions, and contact us in person, by phone, e-mail or text for more help with any part of your class assignments or other research needs.

Let us know (comment below) if you've found this guide useful, and what else you'd like to see us include.              

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About This Guide

This is a guide to some of the materials available, in print or online, from the FIT Library.
There are also tip sheets on how to
choose a "good" web site and how to format a bibliography/works cited list.

Why? Why not? can help you decide which type of material may work best for a specific research need. 

Reference Librarians are here to help you through any point of the research process, so ask us!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nsb 7/13


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