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Get Your Research Started: The Basic Steps: Define

Why Use a Research Strategy?

  • Provides a strategic plan for your research effort

  • Keeps you on-topic and focused on finding answers to your research question

  • Helps you build your knowledge with solid background information first before moving into the more detailed, issue-specific literature

  • Reminds you to cite your sources correctly

  • Helps you to critically evaluate your sources