Provides guidance on information resources and search strategies on conducting library research in psychology.

Research Assignments

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Types of Research Assignments

You typically have to do at least a little research for most big assignments in your courses, but some assignments are a lot more research-focused. For those assignments, you may need to find several more sources and summarize or synthesize them in a specific way. This guide is meant to help you navigate those research-heavy assignments, such as:

  • Literature reviews
  • Annotated bibliographies
  • Research reports and papers
  • Research proposals