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How to Write a Research Paper: 6. Building the Draft

Information for gathering components of a research paper. Use the tabs below to find information on: 1. Selecting of a Topic, 2. Types of Information Sources, 3. Locating Information, 4. Searching the Web, 5. Evaluating Sources, and 6. Citation

Where do I begin?

Research Question

Thesis Statement

Picture a person saying to you, "I don't have time to read your whole paper. Just tell me in one sentence what your main point is." Your answer-- --is the thesis