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General Research Project

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Find information sources and
create a Source Note Card for each source.


Type of Source  General Websites
(i.e., using a basic
Google search)
 At least (1) Source 
Print Books Online Databases
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Selection Tips
Evaluate websites
to ensure you use
reliable information.


Search the
Library Catalog
 
to find books on your topic.
Start with an
Easy Search
.
Source Note Card 
Record as much as you can find.*
  • Label with Source #
  • Author
    Last Name, First Name
  • "Title of Article"
  • Website Name
  • Date information posted, revised, or updated
  • Date you used website
  • URL (just so you can find it again)
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  • Label with Source #
  • Author
    Last Name, First Name
  • Book Title
  • Place of Publication
  • Publisher
  • Year Published



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  • Label with Source #
  • Author
    Last Name, First Name
  • "Title of Article"
  • Periodical Name
  • Date published
  • Page numbers
  • Database Name
  • Date you used database

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*For more help citing sources, search MLA OWL for detailed information.

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Take notes, coding each Note Card 
with the corresponding source.
      • Label with Source #.
      • Note page numbers, if available.
      • Use quotation marks for direct quotes
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When you start to type your paper, use EasyBib
to help you create your bibliography.