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New to research: Introduction


If you are new to research, you may not be aware that Curtin Library has a range of tools and resources that can help you throughout the research process. 
This LibGuide will point you to a range of information and links to relevant and useful sources.

The research cycle

The research cycle is rarely linear and often some (or all) stages will need to be revisited. Remember too that different disciplines and research topics may employ different approaches to research, which will impact on the process.

Click on each stage for some of the key considerations.

Research Cycle

The research cycle by Curtin Library

Did you know...

The Library offers workshops for staff and postgraduate students on resources and tools to support research.

Library help

Staff and postgraduate students can contact their Faculty Librarian with all their research needs including:
  • finding relevant literature
  • purchasing library resources
  • locating relevant, high-quality journals
  • measuring research impact
  • increasing visibility of your research