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This guide provides links to resources, and some instructional material to help you in the research and writing process.

Amity Library Subject Guide: Research Skills

Research Skills

 

This guide includes print and online resources to help students carry out research and write research projects.

We are developing information to help you answer the questions:

  • What should I write about?
  • Choosing a topic
  • Developing a research question
  • Where should I look?
  • Determining best sources
  • Searching strategies
  • Evaluating sources
  • How should I organize information?
  • Taking notes and writing
  • Organizing citations
  • Copyright and plagiarism
  • Citations and References
  • How can I use technology tools through the whole process?

List of topics covered:

  • Choosing a topic
  • Developing a research question
  • Determining best sources
  • Searching strategies for information
  • Evaluating sources
  • Taking notes and writing
  • Organizing source citations
  • Avoiding plagiarism (when to cite?)
  • Following guidelines on use of copyright/ intellectual property
  • In-text citations
  • References
  • Using technology tools
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