Researching your work


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Researching your work

Solid research brings an expert voice to your article, even if you're not already an expert in the subject. Research methods fall into a few categories. The first is one that most people know well: web searches. This is a good place to start, especially if you don't know much about a subject. Along the way browse Wikipedia for background information. Although some writers criticize it, I still think it's one of the best ways to get a broad overview of most subjects. Going a little deeper, consider searching for papers published in academic journals.

You can find such sources through Google Scholar, at scholar.google.com. Although you'll get some good links in return, you'll probably not have access to the actual sources themselves, which require payment. Google Scholar is an example of a specialized search, but it's not the only one. You might also benefit from patent searches, geographical searches, and the like. Now, it's time to take a trip to the library. Th...

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