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HO 494/HO 296: Honors Capstone Preparation Course: Home

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This guide will provide resources you can use specifically for your HO 494 course Honors Capstone Preparation.

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Research Process

 If you need need additional help with the research process, please take a look at the research guide on the Research Process, which maps out the steps in the research process offering tips and tutorials.

Research Process Tutorial

Research Worksheet

Research Worksheet

1. What is your topic?

 

2. Write down the research question you want to answer regarding your topic and underline key concepts.

 

3. Write the key concepts down at the top of each column and brainstorm other terms. Try to use broader, narrower, and related terms.

Keyword       __________________    AND  Keyword       ___________________   

Related Term __________________            Related Term ___________________     

                       __________________                                  ___________________    

4. Use the terms you identified above to search in the library databases. Write down the database you searched and the key words that provided the best results.

Database:                                         Search terms:

 

Database:                                         Search terms:

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