What is the Academic Research Primer guide?
Think of this site as a playlist of skills you'll develop through your academic career and path to becoming a skilled researcher. If you view all of the videos and tutorials linked to here, you'll be well prepared to tackle a big academic research project.
Use the menu to the left to navigate. In each section, you'll find a highlighted "key skill," featuring an embedded video or tutorial, and surrounding it additional links and sources you can use related to that central idea.
Note: Authenticate First
The "T.O.R.C.H." (which stood for Teach yourself - Organize - Research - Check - Help) video guide to the research process has been sunset. This guide, "Academic Research Primer," and the Videos & Tutorials section of the library website replace it. Please update your bookmarks.