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MIO: Reference Librarian
Now that you have your research topic in hand you can start to gather information. Remember that you may have to modify your topic as you discover what information is available. Be flexible. The research process is not a matter of checking off a list of things to do, but more a process of readjustment until you have produced the final paper.
Go back to your assignment and review its requirements. Did your teacher specify the number or type of information sources? Do you need recent or historical information?
Not all of the information you find will be useful. Conduct a preliminary evaluation of each information source before selecting it:
To know when and how to use a particular type of information source, simply click on the item in the list at the left of the page.