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Honors Thesis  

Informational guide for Carroll students writing or planning to write an honors thesis.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates



  1. How to start writing a research paper  
  2. Use these Reference Resources to start your reseach

How to Start Writing a Research Paper

Use the reference sources below to:

  • help define a topic
  • place a topic in context
  • get an overview of scholarly thought on a topic 
  • help you focus and develop a thesis for your paper

Articles in reference sources often list articles, books, and websites for further reading,  in sections entitled Bibliography, Suggested Reading, Further Information, etc.



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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations - Kate L. Turabian; Wayne C. Booth (Revised by); Gregory G. Colomb (Revised by); Joseph M. Williams (Revised by); University of Chicago Press Staff (Revised by)
Call Number: PE1478.T86 2007 Ref-
ISBN: 9780226823362
Publication Date: 2007-04-15

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The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Thomas Mann
Call Number: Z710 .M23 2005 Ref-
ISBN: 9780195189971
Publication Date: 2005-11-01

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Theses and Dissertations - R. Murray Thomas; Dale L. Brubaker
Call Number: LB2369 .T458 2008
ISBN: 9781412951159
Publication Date: 2007-08-03

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