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WRT 104/106 Guide for Students

Welcome to the URI Libraries! This guide will help you with your research for WRT 104/106.

Welcome

Welcome!  This research guide has been created to help you locate, access, and evaluate sources for your WRT 104 or 106 research. If you need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out to a librarian.  Learn more about how to contact a librarian here: Reference & Research Help.

The Basics of College Level Research

Library Session Goals

By the end of your library instruction session, you will be able to...

  • Find credible sources using relevant keywords from a research question.
  • Differentiate between types of information sources. 
  • Apply the CRAAP test to evaluate the authority and purpose of a selected source.

Organize Your Research

Concept mapping is a useful activity that helps you brainstorm and identify connections between the critical concepts involved in your topic.  Visualizing the relationship between these concepts is an important step towards crafting your research question.

Use the worksheet below to develop a concept map and create a research question for your topic.

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