You use research every day inside and outside the classroom. The same research methods are applied in your assignments, presentations, posts and more. It is crucial to master the navigation through this linear research process. In doing so, you will gain a lifelong skill of information literacy.
The steps of the research process vary depending on the research topic, assignment or research goal, but the core idea behind each step remains the same.
By developing a strategy for your research, you will be able to pick a reasonable topic, focus and organize your search, manage your time, and progress from general to specific resources etc.