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Research: Overview & Approaches

Resources for Undergraduate Research

Finding and Completing a Literature Review

Intro to Creating a Literature Review


Every time you conduct research, you will need to make it clear where you got your evidence from. This work of citing our sources is absolutely essential for a couple of reasons.

  1. It demonstrates to the readers of our own research that we have evidence to back up our claims.
  2. A complete and correct citation directs readers to the original source for them to verify our claims and learn more.
  3. It gives credit to the researchers whose intellectual work helped form our own research.