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Assignment 4: Research Paper

This guide is designed to help you identify at least 5 written sources for your research paper.





Your topic should relate to the topic of college admission standards.
Re-read the Gladwell or Duda articles assigned in class for topic ideas.


  • You need to use both journalistic and academic sources for this assignment. Review these short videos to make sure you are clear on the distinctions.
  • For tips on searching for journalistic (newspaper or magazine articles) or academic (journal articles or books) written sources, see Finding Sources.
  • If you have questions about search strategies or tools, stop by the Research Consult Desk on the 2nd floor of Shields Library (Monday-Thursday 11am-6pm or Friday 11am-5pm) or Ask for Help by email or online chat.



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