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A research proposal explains what you plan to study, questions you want to answer, a literature review of related research, what method(s) you will use to conduct your study (or collect data), and an explanation of why the research will be significant. Specific requirements and expectations of research proposals may vary according to professor, or discipline. If you have questions, consult your professor.
The library has several books and eBooks in our collection which can help answer your questions about writing a research proposal. Check out the web resources listed below or contact the Learning Center (UC Students) and Online Writing Center (COCE Students) can provide assistance with writing a research proposal.
Helpful Books from the Library:
Developing Research Proposals by Lucinda Becker; Pam Denicolo
Writing and Presenting Research by Angela Thody
To find more books and eBooks on writing a research proposal, please search the Multi-Search or the Online Library Catalog.
Helpful Web Resources:
These web resources may be helpful if you need help writing a research proposal. However, be sure to evaluate any sources you use--the Shapiro Library cannot vouch for the accuracy of information provided on external websites.
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