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Introduction to library research in the arts: Using Information Ethically

An introduction to research concepts and techniques for University of Redlands students in fine, literary and performing arts, developed as an Open Educational Resource (OER)


Beyond finding information, research also involves interpreting what you have found, integrating sources with your own ideas, and considering your ethical responsibilities as a researcher. This section introduces you to basic principles of attribution and citation and helps you avoid plagiarism and mitigate biases.