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English 201 Research in the Disciplines

About This Guide

This library guide will steer you through the research process and teach you how to search for, evaluate, and cite the many resources accessed through the Rutgers University Libraries, including books, journals, databases, and Internet resources.

Each page contains videos, tutorials, and supplementary materials to teach and reinforce the concepts being covered.


Navigating the Guide

The Research Process: An Overview

The research process consists of a series of related steps necessary to effectively conduct research, which may involve repeated attempts and analysis as researchers adjust each cycle according to what they learned in the previous iteration. The following steps outline a simple and effective strategy toward writing a research paper. Depending on your familiarity with the topic and the challenges you encounter along the way, you may need to rearrange these steps.

Research Process: An Overview


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