Step 1: Questioning Define and clarify your information needs.
Step 2: Gathering Locate and retrieve good resources from a variety of sources.
Step 3: Recording Select, process and record relevant data.
Step 4: Outlining Sort and sift the information and make an outline showing the order in which you will present your information.
Step 5: Reporting Present the information according to the assignment’s directions. Be sure to document your sources appropriately.