Writing a research paper on a history topic can be a daunting task if you are unfamiliar with historical research. This resource guide was designed to get you started.
After using this guide, you will understand the difference between primary and secondary resources and will be familiar with some of the databases and print material you will use to conduct your research.
Writing your paper:
Most History papers have three main parts: Introduction, Body, and Conclusion. To gain a better understanding of how to put a research paper together once you are ready to write it, our friends at California State University, Fullerton created a great online tutorial called “The Historian’s Toolbox.” Unit 5 describes writing a research paper http://guides.library.fullerton.edu/historians_toolbox/unit5/Unit5.htm
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