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Research Process for ESL Students: Getting Started

We have created this page to help ESL students in gettting started with research. On it we cover the following aspects of the Research Process:

If at any time in the research process you need help, Ask a Librarian. We are always there to help.

Click on the links directly above or the tabs running across the top of the page for information on the various aspects of the Research Process.

If you need help at any step in the research process, feel free to contact the creator of this guide, Ted Bergfelt, MLS, the Humanities Librarian at Gumberg Library. You can reach him by phone at 412-396-5351. A better way to reach him is by email at

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