Getting Started With Research
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The Research Cycle
Welcome to the Beginning Research guide for students at the University of Melbourne. This guide will help you through the research process.
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Repeating the Research Cycle
You may need to revisit some of the steps as you
complete your research.
- After locating some resources and reading about your topic, you may think of better search terms to use.
- You may find a list of references in resources you have located and use these to locate more resources.
- Once you start planning the outline of your project, you may find gaps in your research and identify more resources to fill the gap.