Getting started & wrapping up
Which area(s) of reform are you interested in exploring for this research paper? Click the link below, and enter the topics you're interested in pursuing.
Now, let's turn these topics into research-able questions. Again, click the link below, and enter a question related to this topic you're interested in answering this semester.
You may assemble evidence for your research papers by using a variety of search tools. Consider following these steps:
- search for books and background reference material by using the library's catalog
- find articles from scholarly journals and popular media by using specialized databases
- locate statistics on your issue
- generate your own research and observations from Central Park School (then use books and articles to support your observations)
Citing sources & writing literature reviews
Use APA style for your projects.
Check out these sites for tips on citing sources:
Check out these samples and tips for writing literature reviews:
- Sample literature review (in APA format)
- Tips for writing literature reviews
- Overview of writing a literature review (find more details here)
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