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Basic Steps to Research

• Pick your Topic. With a clear topic, it is easier to find descriptive words to search for books or articles.

• Search the Library’s Catalog for Books. Click here to learn how to search our catalog

• Search the Library’s Databases for Articles. Do this by entering key terms in the specific database of choice. EBSCO is a database that covers thousands of topics.  

• Evaluate your sources and credibility.

• Give credit to your sources by citing using a correct style of citation.  Here is a link to MLA and APA citations sites.

• If you run into trouble don’t forget to contact the Reference Department at 304-528-5700 or href@cabell.lib.wv.us