Assignment & Outcomes
Research Essay Assignment excerpts:
"Your task is to support an argumentative claim thoroughly with your own strong logic supported by outside and class material. To do this, you must deeply explore through the research process a topic that has been brought up in the assigned readings this quarter, probably relating in some way to the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks....Your purpose in this essay is to examine a problematic and significant question and reach a satisfactory, well-thought-out conclusion, using evidence found in source material to support your own ideas and points."
This library research guide will provide you with the resources to:
- find resources for developing your argumentative claim
- find resources to support your claim
- evaluate sources by determining whether they are credible
- properly cite your sources in MLA citation style
Remember that you may contact a librarian for help with your research in person, by phone, and email. See our contact info on the last tab of this guide.