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Searching the Literature

Get Writing Help

When you are ready to write your paper, you can find lots of help:

Keeping Track of Your Sources

Keep a working bibliography

You can stay organized during your literature search by keeping a working bibliography, or a detailed list of articles, books, and other resources you think you might use for your final product.

Keep a list of these sources as you go, including citation information like author, journal name, and date. This will help you complete your citation list later.

Annotated bibliography

If you are assigned to write an annotated bibliography, you can learn more about this type of literature search by visiting one of these resources:

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