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Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

How To: Access Library Resources in the Time of Covid-19

Research Tips

What is SURP?

What is SURP?

  • Participation in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is designed to provide students with insight into the research process.
  • Faculty mentors (and Librarians) hold workshops and seminars throughout the summer to help SURP students build their research and presentation skills.


Questions you may want to ask your faculty mentor:

The BIG Question:

How do scholars in your discipline create research questions, conduct research, summarize findings, and share research with their peers?

More questions...

  • Where do scholars in your discipline go to find information?
  • What’s your favorite database or search tool?
  • What types of sources are typically used in your discipline?
  • How do you evaluate your sources? What is considered good evidence in your discipline? 
  • How do you keep current in your discipline? What journals, blogs, websites, books, etc. do you read?