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The Research Process: A Guide for OCC Students: Step 2: Locate Information

This guide will walk you through the research process for a standard research paper.

Locating Information

Before starting your research, it's important to understand the types of information sources available. They include:

To create the most effective and efficient searches, utilize the search strategies listed under step 2f.

Places you Can Go - Video

Search the Library

This search box will allow you to search OCC Discovery. It includes physical and online books, videos, and articles from most library databases. More information here.


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