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Helpful sites related to writing research papers:

  • WikiHow:  This wikiHow page summarizes the single steps of how to write a research paper in a broad overview.
  • A+ Research and Writing: This is a guide for high school and college students. It provides details, outside links, and a lot of background formation for each step of writing a thesis. In case you weren’t assigned a topic, you will find the chapter on Discovering and Choosing a Topic very helpful. The articles on Info Search, e.g. Learning to Research on the Web or Skills for Online Searching will aid you in finding information.
  • Infoplease Homework Center: The article at Infoplease divides the process of writing a research paper into nine single steps. Each chapter contains further steps with straightforward instructions and clear examples. A wiki style menu makes it easy to jump back and forth between chapters.
  • How to Write a Paper in Scientific Journal Style and Format: Bates College has published an incredibly thorough guide to writing scientific papers. The first chapter deals with scientific writing, followed by a chapter on how to go about writing the actual paper. Most useful, however, are the “How Do I Write the…” and “How Do I…” sections, that explain the different elements and conventions of a scientific paper.
  • Guidelines on Style for Scientific Writing: Will G Hopkins wrote this article that goes into detail on scientific writing, addressing points such as punctuation, abbreviations and acronyms, use of words, and grammar.
  • Scientific Writing Booklet: The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Arizona offers a free booklet as PDF download.

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