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Getting Started with Research

A step-by-step guide to most research assignments.

The Writing Center

A picture of a student working.

Augsburg's Writing Center is your best tool for writing.

Located on the main floor of Lindell Library, right by the Circulation Desk, they can help with all parts of a writing assignment, including:

  • Brainstorming/pre-writing
  • Planning a first draft
  • Constructing a thesis statement
  • Developing the main idea with specifics
  • Organizing for coherence
  • Revising content for clarity
  • Proofreading for correct grammar and mechanics
Tutors can also help writers evaluate sources and use correct citations.

Go to the Writing Center Website

Research Strategies

Literature Reviews

Annotated Bibliographies