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The Five Steps for Writing a Research Project  

Last Updated: Jul 2, 2014 URL: http://libguides.missioncollege.org/research101 Print Guide RSS Updates

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Welcome to Mission College's online bibliography of research tips. Listed below are the five steps for writing a research project.

  1. Select a topic
  2. Plan your research
  3. Locate and evaluate information
  4. Produce your paper/speech/project
  5. Cite your sources

Use the tabs across the top of the page to explore each step. Each page includes search tips and links to access the information and Library resources right from your computer.

Remember, if you are confused or do not find what you need, stop by the Library and visit the Information Desk. You can also call the Library's Information Desk during open hours and work with a librarian. We are here to help you succeed. 


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Library Research Portal

  • Research Portal
    Your portal to research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your Mission College librarians.

Library Instructional Tutorials

  • Library Instructional Tutorials
    Short self-paced instructional tutorials that are structured to build skills related to research, finding information in the Mission College Library, and citing sources. Development funded by Title III AANAPISI Grant.

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