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Using the internet for research papers essay

1. Create a short 350 - 500 word piece where you discuss writing a paper that has validity. Make sure you cover: fact and fiction, supporting evidence, bias, and logic.

2. Create an outline from the following information.

Topic: Internet research for Research Papers

Thesis Statement: The Internet has unlocked and opened doors wide for any form of research for Research Papers.

Make sure you include in paper's outline the use of the internet in libraries, sites, personal research and so forth. Outline must contain at least five main headings.

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Your posting does not address any particular protocol required for formatting and/or external citations, so I will use APA. To begin addressing this assignment, I suggest you work on the outline first. The topic and thesis statement are assigned to you, so use them to shape the rest of the paper's ideas and arguments. For tips on writing outlines, see this Web site: http://www.lavc.edu/library/outline.htm for examples.

Your topic: Internet research for Research Papers

Thesis Statement: The Internet has unlocked and opened doors wide for any form of research for research papers.

1. Introduction
a. History
b. Use
i. Recreation
ii. Education
iii. Research
c. Thesis Statement: The Internet has unlocked and opened doors wide for any form of research for research papers.
2. Internet use in libraries
a. Search
b. Databases
3. Internet sites
a. Validity, or scholarly sources
b. Extensions
i. .gov
ii. .edu
iii. .org
iv. .com
v. .htm or .html
4. Internet for personal and scholarly research
a. Geneology
b. Government Records
c. Information
d. Education
5. Plagiarism
a. Ease of
b. Detection of
6. Conclusion

This is a sample outline for your eventual paper. NOTE that this outline has only four headings, not counting the introduction and the conclusion. Your assignment says you will need five: I am not sure if the beginning and the end are allowed to count for your essay as main headings. If they are not, think what else you might have to add to this outline in order to discuss the Internet's validity (which the ...

Solution Summary

Essay ideas and example paragraphs for writing an essay on using the Internet for research papers. Web-based references included, in APA format.

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