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**Research and Writing**

Welcome! This guide will help you develop your research and writing skills by providing foundational knowledge of the iterative research and writing process as well as manageable steps for breaking down and navigating college research projects.

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Welcome!

Hello and welcome to the McKillop Library and Salve Writing Center's guide for research and writing. The information provided here will help you develop a foundational understanding and working knowledge of how to complete your college research and writing projects. Developing your research and writing skills will not only make your college assignments and projects better, it will also help make the process easier and more efficient!  

To get started, choose one of the paths below. You can always use the navigation at the top of the page to return to previous sections or to skip to later sections.  Ready to get started?

*Note: If you already feel confident in your research and writing foundations and just need some research tips, check out the library's Research Basics guide.

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About This Guide

This guide is designed to support Salve Regina University's institutional learning outcome for information literacy.

It was created by Education and Instructional Design Librarian Alicia Vaandering and Writing Center Acting Director Lindsay LaChapelle, who built on previous similar guides including Seminole State University's Research Foundations and Salve Regina University McKillop Library's Research from Start to Finish

Created May 2019 by Alicia Vaandering and Lindsay LaChapelle

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