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WRT 102: College Writing II

Sample Research Plan - College Is Good For You


Welcome to the LibGuide for WRT 102!

Scroll down in the left sidebar to see the following:


  • To find the information sources that best answer various research needs, take alook at Choosing the Best Information Sources.
  • For help in creating your own Research Plan, see Creating a Research Plan link.  This section includes a link to the several sample Research Plans on different topics, as well as a link to a blank plan that you can download and use with your own topics.  Research Plans help you stay organized when you begin to search and suggest different search terms in case your original terms aren't working well.
  • The Book/E-Book Sources link contains information about searching the library catalog for books, and for searching the e-book databases directly for e-books, and for searching a government documents catalog
  • The Magazine/Journal Articles link contains tips for quickly evaluating relevant articles, databases for finding magazines and journal articles, and information on how to locate the full text of articles in journals, etc.
  • The APA Style Resources link contains tools to help you formulate your citations in APA style.


Remember, if at any time you need assistance with your research, feel free to contact me via telephone [252-399-6504], and via email [].