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Research Organization - Composition II: Research Process

How organize and use sources for research for Composition II classes.

Iterative Search Process

Image of The Iterative Search Process: the process flows from "identify information needs" to "find the information you need" to "evaluate the information you find" and starts over (3 boxes encapsulate each step of the process, and arrows direct the flow in a circular motion through the 3 steps).

Research Process

Image of The Research Process: Ste 1: Identify: a research topic and the information you need; Step 2: Find: information by using keywords and search strategies; Step 3: Evaluate: the information you found and decide if you can use it; and Step 4: Organize and Use: the information you have in the argument you are making.