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Research Guide Guide starts at the
walks the reader
citation. It also
includes: 1.Organizing your
research in a
an interesting narrow topic, a too broad topic can
overwhelm you and the reader.
2. A unique topic
will catch the eye of the reader.
3. Use a wide
variety of verifiable sources, both primary and
secondary in nature.
4. Follow the
standards established by MLA.
or copy and paste others work, have the integrity
and honor to create your own work!
6. Check and double
check your grammar and spelling, many a fine piece
of work has gone down in flames because of sloppy
writing techniques (a good suggestion is to have a
second party proof read your work).
7. Don't rely on
Wikipedia and other online encyclopedia to be your
primary source of information. They are great to
give you a foundation of understanding your topic
but most researchers rely on primary sources.
8. Follow the
instructions given by the teacher or professor, his
her requirements are what he or she will use to
evaluate your work.
9. If you quote a
source use "" marks and give a citation.
10. If given a
deadline pace your work accordingly. A rushed paper
is easily identifiable and will influence your score.
11. Use both the
Scientific Method in your research,
Varying from this style can be costly.