Monthly Archives: January 2014

Understanding the Types of Research Papers

When it comes to research papers, there are three primary types that you may be asked to write. In most cases, you will be assigned a specific type, but some professors will allow you to choose the type of research … Continue reading


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Understanding the Importance of Internal Citations

In-text citations are used to show where you got your information from. This is important because it adds credibility to your paper and helps to protect you from plagiarism. It is important that all research papers contain in-text citations or … Continue reading


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Understanding the Importance of Foot Notes

Using foot notes correctly can add value to your paper and the research you did to craft it. These are used to expand upon the references that you use in your text. This will allow your readers to learn more … Continue reading


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Understanding the Importance of End Notes

End notes are an important element when it comes to writing credible research papers. These notes will point your readers toward the resources that you used so that they can verify your research and do further reading into the subject. … Continue reading


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Understanding Active Versus Passive Voice

Active voice and passive voice are two things that are often discussed in college English classes. Depending on which one you use it can change the tone of your writing and it can alter how the information that you present … Continue reading


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Tips to Prepare for Writing Your Research Paper

The research is often one the most time-consuming elements of writing a research paper. Because of this, it is important to do what you can to simplify it. There are some tips you can use to help you get started … Continue reading


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Tips to Improve Tone in Your Writing

When you are writing a research paper you probably do not think much about the tone because most people tend to focus a lot more on the research and how they will analyze it. However, your tone plays a major … Continue reading


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Tips for Writing a Response Paper

When you are taking college classes you will have to write at least one response paper, as these are very popular in classes that encourage debate. These are first-person papers so the rules are quite different than those of traditional … Continue reading


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Tips for Understanding Professor Expectations for Research Papers

To write a good research paper, you must understand what your professor is asking for. There are a few things you can do to ensure that you are clear on all of the instructions. You should make sure that you … Continue reading


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Tips for Writing a Research Paper Conclusion

Your research paper conclusion is important because it summarizes the purpose and content of your entire paper. You have a variety of options when it comes to crafting a solid conclusion. All of these can be effective and you can … Continue reading


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