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Resources for English coursework. Includes information about academic research, databases, and citation styles.

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The Research Process

Begin to understand the broader topic and identify context and sub-topics. 

This is the step where you read, read, read! 

  • Take notes as you go. 
  • E-mail articles and webpage URLs to yourself.
  • Keep identifying related keywords or specialized terms.

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