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Let's Talk About Research!

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You may not think of it this way, but research is a process. Look below for a step-by-step guide in how to research for your Museum Exhibit.

Identify your topic - What is it that you want to highlight in your Museum Exhibit project?

Focus your topic - Once you select a book, what are the themes or elements that you want to highlight in your Museum Exhibit project?

Identify resources - Where can you look to find resources for your Museum Exhibit project? FYI - you can start with this guide.

Collect resources - Keep track of the articles, books, videos, and images that you are finding for your project.

Create your museum exhibit - Make sure that in creating your exhibit that you cite where your information, images, videos, etc. came from. Check out the Citing Sources tab to learn more about this.

If you need help with any of this process, please let me know!

Researching Online with NOVA Libraries

Take a look at this 5 minute video to learn more about how to conduct research with NOVA Libraries online.

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