Hi! I'm Prof. Melissa Hofmann, and I have created this guide to best help you complete your assignments for your CMP-125 class with Dr. Harris.
This guide will give you the context and basics in research strategies and tools, so you can save yourself time and get the most out of your learning.
It's a complicated world of information, and the Rider University Libraries are here to provide you with access and help you navigate.
Introduction to Research in the Academic Library
Research Exploration & Research Questions
The first part of research is exploration. Our research questions and thesis evolve as our understanding of a topic evolves.
Let's use the databases to see:
We can use Library One Search and/or specialized databases to find scholarly sources on your topic.