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This guide supports the study of program evaluation, and program evaluation research.

Planning and Preparing to Search

Getting Started With Research



  • Plan how you will tackle the research.
  • Identify possible resources to use such as: journal articles, books, newspaper articles, or websites.
  • Locate resources in the library and online.
  • Evaluate the resources you have found critically.
  • Document the details of the resources you use.

The Research Cycle

Beginning Research Libguide


An diagram of the 5 steps in the research cycle.