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Define Task

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Research Help

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   Ground floor, AUS Library
   06 5152277
   Help desk open during library hours


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Modified hours for Ramadan & summer semester

Define Task

What is your assignment, problem or question?

A little preparation goes a long way if you want to do well.

Make sure you have read and understand your assignment so you know exactly what to do.

Identify your information problem or question, decide how much information is needed, and develop an action plan with a time-line.

Defining a Research Topic

Exploring Your Research Topic

Developing Concept Maps

Help with Concept Maps

Concept Map Template

Use this template to help create a concept map of your topic.

Concept Mapping Software

Use these tools to help you brainstorm your topic and to develop electronic concept maps

Forming a Research Question

Use the following template to help you formulate a research question suitable for your paper.

Next, check with your professor for research go-ahead!

Creating a Research Plan

Use this template to help guide and develop a plan for your research topic.