Doing original research requires you to combine communication skills, organization and planning, memory, analysis and creativity. Be ready for a process that sometimes seems to go in circles, and gets more complicated before it becomes simple. It’s normal to experience some anxiety.
It’s also very common to need some help and support. The college provides academic support in a number of forms:
- Ask a Librarian – the Library’s reference service
- Disability Services
- English Language Learners (ESL)
- SmarThinking – online tutoring
- Writing Resource Center
- your mentor/instructor
Please visit the Information Skills Glossary if you are unsure of the meaning of a term.