(from University of Minnesota's Dissertation Calculator)
Read the narrative for this stage on the University of Minnesota (UMN) website, then use the links listed below to update the links in the narrative and to locate UCF resources equivalent to those described for UMN.
Step 1: Investigate relevant library resources and services.
Step 2: Start to study topic in depth by finding relevant sources.
Step 3: Formulate a focused search strategy.
Step 4: Gather & organize relevant materials for proposal and comprehensive literature review.