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English 102 - Mansfield - March 2018: Session 2: 3/5

Refining Your Research Question

Let's first take a look at our broad research question here and think about how we can narrow or refine this question.

Next, we'll think about how the information you find while searching might also help you refine your research question. Read the abstract of the article below, then answer the 3 questions.

  1. Why does this source seem relevant to our research topic?
  2. What new ideas does this source bring to your research?
  3. What keywords might help you explore these new ideas?

Databases in the Sciences


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Rob Detmering

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