For FAQs and current status of services and policies see UW Libraries Operations Updates
Research 101 is a toolbox for teaching academic research skills. We hope you will use the tutorials, assignments, and assessments in your course or class.
Scholarship is a Conversation - describes the scholarly dialogue and where students fit into it.
Research as Inquiry - describes the process of choosing a topic and developing a perspective using research.
Authority is Constructed and Contextual - authority depends on context and the reader holding an attitude of informed skepticism.
Format as a Process - from blogs to news to academic articles, understanding format leads to better research.
Searching as Exploration - methods of searching vary but effective researchers have some tips and tricks.
Information has Value - coming soon
Each page is based on a threshold concept from the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. For more information on the Framework please explore the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards Task Force.
Research 101 is an on-going project at the University of Washington Libraries. We welcome your feedback and contributions to build this space further.