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Research paper strategies – 1 nb this is a handout dr geoff baker prepared for one of his 400-level literature courses, and he has graciously offered to share . This research guide will point you toward online research resources and strategies available to you as scholars doing literary research at ucla. What is a literature review a first step in the research process is the literature review, which helps to shape your research question a literature review requires .
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