This Library Guide provides resources for the steps marked in bold.
Step 1: Selecting general topic
Step 2: Preliminary research (Academic Search Complete)
Step 3: Research question and thesis
Step 4: Mode of development
Step 5: Sub points
Step 6: Formal research
Step 7: Working bibliography
Step 8: Flag evidence
Step 9: Expand research
Step 10: Working thesis paragraph and outline
Step 11: First paragraph draft
Step 12: Documentation
Step 13: Full first draft
Step 14: Edit
Step 15: Proofread
Once you have narrowed down your topic, you need research articles about it.
Some of the following databases will have information, depending on your specific topic. Read the tips below each to decide which ones to try first.
Don't forget to ask a librarian if your search is not being successful!
The following database (Films on Demand) includes a lot of videos about many topics related to careers and technology.
Annotated = To annotate = To make notes
Bibliography = List of Books = List of Sources (books, articles, webpages, etc.)
An Annotated Bibliography is a LIST of all the sources of information you will use in your paper (all the articles, books, etc.) in MLA Citation format, and with notes below each source that describe them and summarize how this source will be used in your paper, what is good about it, what information you will get from it.