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Research Help: Recording Your Research

This guide will help aid you through the research process.

Why should I record my research?

So why should you bother with recording your research process?  Isn't that just extra work?

The fact is that it is far easier to track and record your research during the process than it is to go back after the fact.

What will recording your research do for you?

  • Help you stay organized
  • Prevent the potential of losing your research
  • Allow you to keep track of what you've already investigated
  • Make citations easier

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