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Google search: Keyword search and other search tools for your next research paper

When you’re using keyword search and other search tools for writing a research paper, where do you start? Most students start with Google search. While it’s true that Google houses a wide range of useful information, finding what you need …

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How to use keyword search tools to find scholarly articles for your research paper

Even if you know what you want to write about in your next research paper, it can be a challenge to find the right scholarly articles. With a deadline looming, you need to have strategies to help you save time. …

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Writing a research paper recap: From thesis statements to citations to conclusion

As we have seen in our series on writing a research paper, it’s important to allow yourself enough time to complete your assignment. The entire process begins with choosing your topic and includes research, creating thesis statements, writing, inserting citations, …

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Writing a research paper part 4: Revising, formatting, fine-tuning citations and writing your conclusion

In week four of writing a research paper you’re near the end of the process. However, you still have plenty to do. You’ll want to get feedback from your professor and make revisions to your paper. Double-check your citations to …

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Elements of fiction and other research paper topics for your literature research paper

Literature courses come in many forms. Your course might focus on the elements of fiction or on world literature. When you have to complete a research paper for your literature class, you’ll find that there are a vast number of …

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Good research topic ideas and tips for writing a psychology term paper

Writing a term paper forces you to bring together many skills that you are learning in your classes. First you will need to research topic ideas and then narrow your focus to one main idea. When writing a psychology term …

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Writing a research paper or term paper conclusion

Writing a research paper conclusion is more than just summarizing your paper’s main points. Depending on the type of term paper you’re writing, your conclusion must serve a variety of purposes. Below are tips on how to write a conclusion …

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How to debate your view when writing a research paper

Research paper topics assigned by your instructor often require you to argue an issue that you personally support. When writing a research paper that presents an argument you believe in you will want to know how to debate and present …

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How to master the rewrite of a research paper or term paper

As any professional writer knows, the hardest part of the writing process isn’t the writing itself, it’s the rewriting. Screenwriters, novelists, scientists and historians all go through it; the same goes for college students when it comes to rewriting a …

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Writing help: Planning a research paper

The odds are pretty slim that you will make it through four years of college without having to write a research paper. But don’t be frightened by the prospect. Planning a research paper doesn’t have to be scary; in fact, …

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