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HSS 1000: Introduction to Research

Use this guide to help you figure out your research needs. Please don't forget that librarians are here to help you - so if you get stuck, reach out to us!

LSU Libraries Videos

Use this link to watch a collection of videos created for HSS 1000 classes:

These videos give an overview of the LSU Libraries website, the HSS 1000 research guide, the information timeline, tips on evaluating sources, how to use background sources for your research, and finally an example of searching for information using Discovery. 

Contact a Librarian!

If at any point you need help during the research process please reach out to a librarian.  We are here to help with developing a topic, finding resources, identifying search terms, evaluating sources, citations, access issues, etc.  You can reach out to the three librarians pictured on the left of the screen, or 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:

Quick Research Refresher aka How to Make Research Magic!

Research Magic LSU by LSU Libraries

Louisiana Public Libraries - WIFI Hotspots

This live virtual map shows the locations of public libraries throughout the state, their operating hours, as well as WIFI status (in case you need access to WIFI).  

Source: State Library of Louisiana (2020). Louisiana Public Libraries. Retrieved from: 

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