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Writing about Literature

The Research Essay

The Research Process

Regardless of when you begin your research, the process will involve four tasks:

  • creating and maintaining a working bibliography;

  • identifying and locating potentially useful secondary sources;

  • evaluating the credibility of sources;

  • taking notes.

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