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H311 Patristic Theology: The Research Process

This guide, designed to support the 'Patristic Theology' class, provides links to class materials and library resources.

Where Do I Start?

The research process is often filled with uncertainty, leaving us lost or confused as to where we should begin.

Think of the research process as a cycle, one that we may go through once or several times by the end of our research. Watch the presentation below to get an overview of this cycle.

The Research Process

Your Librarian

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Claire Ballinger
Eugene H. Maly Memorial Library
6616 Beechmont Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45230

Research: Step-By-Step

Formulate Your Topic

Brainstorm Your Search Terms

Select Your Resources

Evaluate Your Results

Create Your Work, Cite Your Resources

Need Help?

Call or email a librarian, or stop by the library to ask any questions you may have. We enjoy helping you with your papers, presentations, theses, and all your information needs!