On this page you'll find resources that connect you with easy-to-adapt research assignment prompts. We've also included examples of standard types of research projects that you can share with students. If you are looking for ideas that you can shape into your own prompts, please consult the Assignment Ideas page on this guide. You may also find our Doing Research guide helpful to share with students, too, as it walks them through the research process.
We have a number of books in our collection about teaching research and information literacy. We encourage you to check them out.
We've compiled a selection of external guides and resources that contain suggestions and prompts for designing research assignments.
If you're curious about some of the research being done on best practices for teaching research, consult these sources from Project Information Literacy.
If you are assigning annotated bibliographies, here are some examples that you can share with your students.
These resources contain examples and tips to share with your students.