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ENG 102: College Writing II

Tools and resources to help you conquer the research for your informative synthesis and/or argumentative papers.

Ask Questions, Find Answers!

Once you have a topic , start asking questions.

What do you know about your topic? What do you need to find out about your topic?

Generate a list of questions then conduct research to find the answers.

  •     WHO?
  •     WHAT?
  •     WHERE?
  •     WHEN?
  •     WHY?
  •     HOW?

Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface

What about Wikipedia? Wikipedia is best used as a starting point.  It can help you better understand your topic and prepare you for locating books, articles, and other sources to use in your paper. Wikipedia should never be the only source you consult.