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Research Paper Checklist

The following is adapted from Dr. Illig's research paper checklist. For all of the areas that this guide can help you with there is a bullet below the item detailing which tab of the guide to refer to.

  1. Title Page:
    • Check out the Citing Sources tab for information on citations, including the formatting of the title page
  2. 5 full pages of text for the terms paper
  3. 7 peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles
    • The Find Keywords tab helps figure out the first steps in searching in a database
    • The Evaluating Information tab helps explain how to identify what is a scholarly article vs a popular source
    • The Find Articles tab lists databases you should use for finding sources
  4. Bibliography with all the appropriate information
    • Citing Sources has links for all three citations styles allowed for this paper (ALA, APA, and Chicago)
  5. Margins, fonts, page numbering
  6. Lines and Justification
  7. In-text Citations
    • Check out the Citing Sources tab for information on citations, including in-text
  8. Avoid overusing direct quotes
  9. Check spelling and grammar

 

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