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The Research Process: Introduction

Plan Ahead

Research is a process with a lot of steps.  There are no shortcuts if you want to do your best work.  Review your assignment, rubric, and planning calendar carefully and be sure to stick to your teacher's due dates.  If you are falling behind, see your teacher ASAP.

Good General Guides to Research & Writing

The Web abounds with online guides to research and writing.  Some of our favorites are:

Basic Steps in the Research Process  Cambridge Rindge and Latin School

OWL: Online Writing Lab  Purdue University

QuickStudy: Library Research Guide  University of Minnesota Libraries

Research Process Guide   Beloit College

Seven steps of the Research Process  Cornell University Library