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Research Process: A Step-By-Step Guide: 2: Search Strategies

A guide to help you through the steps of the research process.

Accessing Information

Now that you have an overview of the information cycle and the differences in types of information you need to choose the best investigative methods or information retrieval systems for accessing the information you need efficiently and effectively in order to complete your research assignment.

Locating Information

Before starting your research, it's important to understand the types of information sources available. They include:

 

Interlibrary Loan

Link+ LogoIf you come across materials you need for your research and the Academy of Art Library does not own it, request it through our interlibrary loan service, Link+.