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CST 1101

This guide is intended for students in CST 1101. It will give you suggestions on how to conduct basic research using the library's resources.

Developing Your Research Question

All research starts with question!

Your question will help you develop keywords that you can use to find more information about your topic.

Be sure to use keywords that are not too broad or too specific.

The key to choosing search terms is finding a balance between the two.

Think about it: Why is the term "computers" a good or bad keyword to use when conducting research?

Choosing a Research Topic (NCSU)