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After reading through the text and watching the videos in this guide, you should be able to:
Develop background knowledge related to your topic via reference sources
Identify empirical research
Locate empirical research
Use information ethically
Don't forget! If at any point you need help during the research process please reach out to a librarian. You can contact the two librarians listed on this research guide (scroll down a little and you'll see us on the left). We are here to help with developing a topic, finding resources, identifying search terms, evaluating sources, citations, access issues, etc. You can schedule a consultation with a librarian using the "Schedule Appointment" button below, or you can submit a question via our website's Ask Us! feature: https://askus.lib.lsu.edu/index.php