Assignment & Objective
For this assignment, you are required to identify a topic of interest that poses a question for you. Through research, using multiple sources, you will gain a better understanding of the topic and develop a thesis. From your thesis, you will then make a claim of fact, claim of value, or claim or policy based on your position. Your 10-12 page (3000 word) paper should include a minimum of six sources, from a minimum of three different kinds of media (including books, periodicals and the Internet).
Library Instruction Outcomes:
Through this library research guide and instruction session, you'll be able to refine your topic in order to develop a thesis statement, identify a variety of sources that support your topic, evaluate sources for quality and relevance and cite sources using MLA citation style.