This guide will provide you with information on writing a research paper, which typically consists of five broad steps.
1. Select a Topic
Develop | Formulate Questions/Thesis | Identify Keywords | Find Background Info | Refine
2. Find Information
Articles | Books | Dissertations | eBooks | Proceedings | Statistics | Websites | Search Strategies
Evaluate Sources | Primary / Secondary | Scholarly / General
Take Notes | Quote, Paraphrase, Summarize
Citing References | Copyright | Plagiarism
...to Lori Micho, Johnson & Wales University, for allowing us to use her Research Process LibGuide as a template.