Writing a Research Paper

Use this guide to help you write your paper.

Library Research Guide

Use the Writing a Research Paper Guide

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Here are the steps for researching and writing your paper:

Research Process Resources

Citation styles

Use these manuals when you need guidance about citing in a particular style, or one that's used in your specific discipline. Citation manuals also include how to format a research paper according to that style. 

Writing & grammar

Use these guides when you need advice about writing/composition, grammar, and how to incorporate sources into your writing. 

Information literacy

Want to be a better researcher? Use these guides to strengthen your information seeking skills.