Students will tell you they know how to do research. Chances are that they don't or at least need a refresher. Most students are unaware of the plethora of services and resources available in the Paul Meek Library.
Much of this content was adapted from John Kupersmith, Assistant Reference Librarian at the University of California, Berkeley. The paragraph on effective assignments was taken directly from Hesburgh Libraries at Notre Dame. For many additional ideas on this topic, see Sara MacDonald's collection of links on Diigo.