Web Resources

A Research Guide for Students
This site discusses how students should go about writing a formal research paper. It provides eight steps to guide students through the process.

Rice University
This site details the process of writing a research paper, delving into the various sections and how to focus in on a topic of interest.

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
This website provides a discussion of how to conduct a literature review, with particular attention on finding and using sources, narrowing the topic, and organizing the content of the review.

University of Washington
This site provides a guide to students on how to present research at academic conferences.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Goddard Institute for Space Studies
This site is an excellent resource for students to consult when thinking about how to present the findings of a study to their audience.