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Research DIY

Welcome to the Research How-To Guide! These videos will help you start your research and use your library's resources. If you are accessing these videos from off-campus, you will be required to log in with your UH user name and password. 

  • Where do I start?
  • How do I choose a topic? Includes topic aid that provides topic suggestions and links to topic overviews.
  • Where do I find information? Includes search aid that provides suggestions for alternative search terms.
  • How do I evaluate sources? Includes source evaluation aid that provides more information about your sources.
  • How do I avoid plagiarism? Includes a citation builder by media type for your sources.

Where do I start?

   Where do I start?

How do I evaluate sources?

How do I choose a topic?

How do I avoid plagiarism?

Where do I find information?

Research Challenge Guide

The Research Challenge Guide is a step-by-step guide to the fundamentals of college-level research.  The guide is a self-directed series of modules that takes a novice researcher through the steps involved in the research process.  Worksheets are provided for printing.  Use the Help tab for information on evaluating, citing, and annotating your sources.

General Contact Information

For more help, please contact us:

Phone Numbers
General Information: (808) 455-0210
Research Help: (808) 455-0379

Email
lcccirc@hawaii.edu (General Information)
lccref@hawaii.edu (Research Help)
lccinflt@hawaii.edu (Information Literacy Instruction)

Regular Library Hours
General Information: (808) 455‑0210
Reference Support: (808) 455‑0379
Kapunawai: (808) 455‑0681