How do I start?
Use your research startegy worksheet.
Write down your research question or thesis.
Consult tertiary sources for background information.
Write a list of keywords, dates & people related to your topic.
Decide which formats will best contain information on your topic.
(books, magazine articles, newspapers,
human resources, videos, WWW, state or
Find an appropriate index to begin your search.
Where can I find information?
Chadron Middle School Library
Chadron Public Library
Chadron State College Library
World Wide Web Search
Interview an expert
Write a letter
What type of resources are available?
Provides background information
Should be used for background information only
Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Thesauruses,
Online World Book Encyclopedia
Non-fiction books tell about real people, event and places.
Visit the Chadron Middle School Library to
search for books.
Chadron Public Library Online Catalog
Chadron State College Online Catalog
Publications with articles on current events and topics of special interest (animals, sports, etc.)
Visit the Chadron Middle School Library
Periodical Reading Room