1a. Select a Topic1b. Develop Research Questions1c. Identify Keywords1d. Find Background Information1e. Refine a Topic
2a. Books & E-Books2b. Videos & Images2c. Articles2d. Websites2e. Grey Literature2f. Search Strategies
3a. Evaluate Sources3b. Primary vs. Secondary3c. Types of Periodicals
4a. Take Notes4b. Outline the Paper4c. Incorporate Source Material
5a. Avoid Plagiarism5b. MLA Citation Style5c. Works Cited Examples5d. Annotated Bibliographies
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