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Comp I - J. Miley: Let's Get Started !

Research Guide for Prof. Judy Miley's Comp I class exploring & researching The American Dream

Research Assignment

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Is it real? Is it biased?

What do you think about these two sites? 

www.whitehouse.gov 
www.whitehouse.org

How about this one?  thedogisland.com

Here is an interesting one, created by teachers: https://allaboutexplorers.com/

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Need Help Choosing a Topic?

Can't decide on a topic?   Do you want some helpful advice ?

Be sure to choose a topic that is interesting to you.  It will make your assignment come alive for yourself and your professor.

If you need some ideas, here are a few places that may help spark your interest:

Remember: Use your MyMassasoit: "Username and Password" for off-campus access.  

Picking Your Topic IS Research

Used with permission from the North Carolina State University Libraries

Research Process Overview

Step 1. Develop a topic

Select a Topic | Develop Research Questions | Identify Keywords | Find Background Information | Refine a Topic

 

Step 2. Locate information

Books & E-Books | Videos & Images | Articles | Websites | Grey Literature | Search Strategies

 

Step 3. Evaluate

Evaluate Sources | Primary vs Secondary | Types of Periodicals

 

Step 4: Write

Take Notes | Outline the Paper | Incorporate Source Material

 

Step 5: Cite

Plagiarism | MLA Format | MLA Examples | APA Format | APA Examples | Annotated Bibliographies

Coordinator of Library Services, Canton

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Contact:
Pauline A. Aiello
Coordinator of Library Services, Canton
508-588-9100 x2945