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Research Basics
"Where Do I Start?"

"Where Do I Start?"

Starting a research project can be a daunting task.  Rest assured that the Benedictine University librarians are ready and willing to guide you through each step of the process.  Please do not hesitate to contact us!

Note: The research and writing process is not always linear. Keep in mind you may need to go forward or backwards in this process for best results.  Good luck with your research!

The short tutorial below offers valuable tips on how to get started.


Getting Started


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Kindlon Hall - Lower Level, 2nd Floor, & 3rd Floor
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 829-6050


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225 E. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 878-7514


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1500 N. Fifth St.
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 718-5011