Once you have formulated your research question and are ready to start your research in earnest, it is important to understand your information options and the advantages/disadvantages of various information resources. How important are the following to your project?
Timeliness of your sources (books vs journals vs newspapers)
Subject Guides - These will help direct you to information on a select group of subjects
Important Tip: Can't find that book, article, DVD, etc that you need? Have no fear. Interlibrary loan is here!