Research is a process

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Jenny Dale, Information Literacy Coordinator and Associate Professor (Creator)
Maggie Murphy, Associate Professor, Art & Design Librarian (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: In many of your courses—including College Writing—you will need to integrate research into essays, presentations, and other projects. Research is critical in academic writing and speaking because it places your work in a larger conversation. Research is a process that helps you expand on your ideas, discover new ones, and support arguments. When you integrate outside sources into your work, you build your credibility by showing that research supports your arguments and claims. This chapter will provide a brief introduction to research and will cover the basics of finding, accessing, and using outside sources to build and support effective arguments.

Additional Information

C.P. Schlachte, D.P. Pinto, & B.K. Miller Ball (Eds.), Navigating Rhetoric: A Guidebook for College Writing (pp. 87-93). Hayden-McNeil.
Language: English
Date: 2019
college writing, research, citing sources, finding resources

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