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The Five Steps for Writing a Research Project: Home


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Welcome to Mission College's online bibliography of research tips. Listed below are the five steps for writing a research project.

  1. Select a topic
  2. Plan your research
  3. Locate and evaluate information
  4. Produce your paper/speech/project
  5. Cite your sources

Use the tabs across the top of the page to explore each step. Each page includes search tips and links to access the information and Library resources right from your computer.

If you do not find what you need, stop by the Library and visit the Information Desk. You can also call the Library's Information Desk during open hours and work with a librarian.  

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