Research Tools

Development and Transitions

Development and Transitions (word doc)

Development and Transitions (pdf)

40 Useful Words and Phrases for Top-Notch Essays

Headings and Subheadings

Methods of Essay Development

Sample Research Papers

Do Sidewalks Talk?

Nineteenth-Century Farming Manuals

Openings and Closings

Openings and Closings

Types of Research Essays

Types of Research Essays

Research Essay Quiz

Research Methods and Record Keeping

Casey N. Cep, A Thousand Words: Writing from Photographs

Research Journal

Citing Sources

Citation Styles

Works Cited sample

Common Mistakes in Citing Sources

Integrating Quotes and Paraphrases in Research Papers


Plagiarism Quiz

Avoiding Plagiarism

Outlining and Mapping

Outline: Traveling in Wilderness, Cambridge

Sample Outline “Traveling in Wilderness”

Traveling in Wilderness Final Chapter, Cambridge

Mapping and Drafting “Wilderness and Ecology”

Essay (proofs) written from outline “Traveling in Wilderness”


Revision Guidelines