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ENGL 101 - English Composition I - Beam


Welcome! This guide will help you navigate the research process for your writing assignment. Use the tabs to focus your research question, find and evaluate sources, and get help with citations. Please reach out if you have any questions!

The Research Process

The Research Process 1. Your Question: your information need aka thesis or Topic 2. Find Background info: Use these sources to brainstorm search terms 3. Find materials: Are you finding enough sources? If not yuo may need to refine your topic. 4 Read and Evaluate:Are your sources the best evidence to support your argument? If not, find more materials. 5. Organize, Write, Cite: Synthesize and take good notes! Don't fall victim to plagiarism when you write.