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Library Research 101: Read Your Assignment Carefully

Read Your Assignment Carefully

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Before you can even begin your research, though, you need to read the assignment instructions carefully – more than once! This will help you understand the work you need to do.

Highlight topic guidelines, required length, and the types of information sources allowed.

Let's take a look at a sample assignment.