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HIS 285: The Middle East

Use this guide to help guide you through the research process in topics related to Middle East Studies.

About this Guide

Map of Middle East

This guide will introduce you to resources you can use when researching Middle East studies

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

Not sure what type of source you need? Learn about different types of research sources from Virginia Tech Libraries. 

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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