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Research Essentials  

This guide will get you started working on literature searching and writing papers. Topics covered include how to select a research topic, where to search, how to evaluate information, how to write a research paper and tips on copyright and plagiarism.
Last Updated: Jun 4, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Developing a Topic and Identifying Search Terms

Tutorial from Polk Library, Cal State Fullerton that helps show how to develop a topic and determine search terms.


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