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Last Updated: Aug 13, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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About This Career Research Guide

Welcome! This guide will introduce you to concepts related to the company and career research process, including identification of useful information sources, evaluation techniques, and citation guidelines.

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    Why is Research/Writing Important?

    High-quality research and writing is essential in your graduate program because it:

    • Assists in preparation and good decision-making
    • Facilitates the discovery of new ideas and solutions
    • Helps establish YOUR credibility
    • Gives confidence when making presentations
    • Supports your knowledge of the subject/topic


    Librarians can help you:

    • Identify and narrow a search topic
    • Develop research strategies
    • Locate and recommend appropriate sources, data, and statistics
    • Learn to use library resources and databases, including those used in internships and the workplace
    • Evaluate sources for relevance, credibility, and use
    • Cite sources

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