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Writing a History Paper: Executing Your Research Plan

Executing Your Research Plan

Begin using the databases and other resources from your research strategy.

  • write down which databases you used and the search strategy
  • read the titles and abstracts of articles to find those that best suit your paper topic and thesis statement
  • when available, use the subject heading links of relevant materials to execute other searches
  • when available, use the  button to find the full text of materials
  • Use ILLiad and/or EZBorrow to obtain materials that aren't in the CMU Libraries

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Sue Collins
Contact:
Sue Collins
Senior Librarian
109E Hunt Library
4909 Frew St.
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh PA 15213
Currently Working From Home and working part-time
Subjects: History, Reference