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Starting Your Research Assignment

Which database to start with? Where are the books? Can a librarian help? Here are some quick tips and suggestions to help you get started with your writing assignments.

Research Starters

Dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, and grammar books are all useful tools for research and writing. 

A thesaurus is one of the best reference works that lists words grouped 
together according to similarity of meaning.

Useful Websites: Dictionaries, Grammars & Thesauri  
These are web sites recommended by the Librarians at McDermott Library. 

Some Articles Of Interest

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