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Scene Recognition: Initial walk-through (Orientation)
Scene Documentation: Create a visual record (Analysis)
Finding the Evidence: Find, collect, preserve evidence (Questioning)
Evidence Collection: Goals are to reconstruct the crime, identify the person who did it, preserve evidence for analysis, collect evidence to make it stand up in court (Reflection)
Analyzing the Evidence: Proving the evidence collected and methods used to recover evidence was legal and untainted, testifying in court (Synthesis)
Beginning the inquiry process: What's the big picture?
Analysis: Breaking your topic or subject matter into parts
Questioning: Ask questions about those parts. By asking questions, you determine what additional information you need and what kind of information it should be.
Research & Reflection: (Reading and reflection) Using the Library's databases will help answer your questions more specifically.
Research process is a process of inquiry.
Research can be understood as a process of going from a vague understanding of a topic or question, to a more detailed and complete understanding.