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Sources for writing help

General resource

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University

Help using sources in your writing

Harvard Guide to Using Sources

An introduction to to the fundamentals of using sources in academic papers. Includes these sections:

Getting started with your research

Some tips:

1) Your challenge is NOT to find *something* on your topic, it's to find the most appropriate information–of the best quality–for your task! You won't necessarily use the first materials you find.

2) Choose a topic that's meaningful to you personally.  You'll do a better job.

3) Use Advanced Search for more control over your search.

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