Welcome to the Mississippi College Research Tutorial!

The tutorial will help you negotiate the steps of the research process, from developing your topic, finding credible information, and citing your sources. It will also familiarize you with sources that are specific to Mississippi College.

To navigate through this tutorial, follow the arrows in the top right corner of this window to advance to the next page. When you are finished with a section (for example, right now you are in the first section, "BEGIN RESEARCH"), select the next section from the menu tabs above.

Important: If the tutorial is a required component of one of your classes, your professor will provide you with a link to the required quiz.


“Where Do I Start?”

Do you have an assignment to write a research paper but you’re not sure where to start? Take a deep breath and begin by carefully reading the assignment requirements. This will help you understand the work you need to do.

First, let’s think about what we mean when we say “research.”

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