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Writing Resources: 3. Research

Documents, tutorials, and links to helpful guides for every phase of the writing process

Collecting and Documenting Research

Once you have some of your paper or essay outlined, you will be ready to get serious about your research.

Use these resources for help finding sources of information, but also advice on evaluating sources. In the Internet age of research, finding sources may be easy, but finding trustworthy sources is more challenging.

In these boxes, you will find documents and tutorials about:

  • Using search engines
  • Developing better search terms
  • Choosing the best sources
  • MLA and APA citation
  • Avoiding plagiarism

Search for and retrieve information sources

Evaluate and select your sources

Cite your sources