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HIS 331: The Old South

Guide for Dr. Mainwaring's HIS331 course, including primary and secondary sources.

About this Guide

       

This guide will introduce you to resources you can use when studying

Use the tabs on the left to find helpful resources, organized by source type (e.g., books or articles).

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Research Process

Research Process InfographicThis infographic provides basic information about the research process. For more detailed information, check out Georgetown University Library's Research Help Guide. 

The Research Process

1. Define the Problem

2. Review the Literature

3. Develop a Thesis Statement

4. Create an Outline

5. Conduct your Research

6. Interpret your Research

7. Write the First Draft

8. Revise and Edit

9. Submit