If you feel like:
Then, you're feeling like everyone else at dissertation time!
Poster of Kuhlthau's Information Search Process: Art by Katelyn Caraveo in collaboration with Frances Brady. Produced by Adler University.
Rutgers School of Communication and Information. (2020). Carol Kuhlthau: Information Search Process. https://wp.comminfo.rutgers.edu/ckuhlthau/information-search-process/
Congratulations! You're ready to start working on your dissertation! Feeling overwhelmed and unsure where to start is pretty much how everyone feels at first.
I highly recommend you check out the "Entering the Scholarly Conversation" Library Guide (link in the box to the right) to learn more about the first two steps. And I can't stress enough to make an appointment with me - find my scheduling page in the box to the right.