A research paper is a piece of academic writing based on its author’s original research on a particular topic, and the analysis and interpretation of the research findings.
It can be either a term paper, a master’s thesis or a doctoral dissertation.
This Chapter outlines the logical steps to writing a good research paper.
To achieve supreme excellence or perfection in anything you do, you need more than just the knowledge.
Avoid topics that have only a very narrow range of source materials.
For general or background information, check out useful URLs, general information online, almanacs or encyclopedias online such as Britannica.
Be wary of the millions of personal home pages on the Net.
The quality of these personal homepages vary greatly.
Learning how to evaluate websites critically and to search effectively on the Internet can help you eliminate irrelevant sites and waste less of your time.
The recent arrival of a variety of domain name extensions such as (commercial businesses), .pro, (info on products / organizations), .name, (Web Site), (Cocos Island) or (St.