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Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computer Science: Starting your research

Welcome

This guide is your portal to Alkek Library resources to help you in your studies, research, and professional development in Computer Science. The tabs up top are organized R-L from broadest research to most specific. Use the links to the right to email, chat, call, or request a consultation with your Computer Science Librarian - that's my job!

Reference works

Reference Material in the form of subject dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks typically provide background essays, definitions, broad overviews of various topics, or other pertinent facts. The four bullets below list collections of searchable eReference titles:

 

The Research Process

The Research Process takes you through picking a topic, conducting background research, selecting keywords, creating a search string, refining your topic, searching for resources, evaluating sources, writing your paper, and citing your sources.

Researching is often messy and non-linear, which is okay!  If at any point you need help, ask a librarian.

Your Librarian

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Dianna Morganti
Contact:
Alkek Library, 350L
601 University
San Marcos, TX 78666
512-245-8506