What is your topic and narrowed topic?/What is your research question?/What is your point of view and hypothesis on the topic?/What are the three key points you plan to present in support of your narrowed topic?

Part One
Review Ch. 10 of The Everyday Writer Plus from Week 1 for prewriting techniques to help you narrow the research topic you selected in Week 1 and generate ideas. Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

1. What is your topic and narrowed topic?

2. What is your research question?

3. What is your point of view and hypothesis on the topic?

4. What are the three key points you plan to present in support of your narrowed topic?

Part Two

Find two University Library sources that relate to your topic and could be used as research sources for your final paper. See the example below, and complete the following forms:

Source #1
Author(s) names:
Article title:
Date written or published:
Journal or publication title:
Issue number and/or volume number (if provided):
Database name:
URL (web address) or doi number:
Type of Source:
Provide a 3- or 4-sentence description of the article and how it relates to your topic.

Source #2
Author(s) names:
Article title:
Date written or published:
Journal or publication title:
Issue number and/or volume number (if provided):
Database name:
URL (web address) or doi number:
Type of Source:
Provide a 3- or 4-sentence description of the article and how it relates to your topic.

Example

In any of our academic databases available in our online library, source information for any given article is listed in the indexing details located towards the bottom. The following is an example of the indexing details for one article with source information highlighted.

The type of source for this article is an online newspaper. You will add the type of source after the URL.

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