Annotated Bibliography – All the sources you consulted as well as an explanation or critique of each source.
Audience – The readers of your work for whom your purpose and content must be clear.
Bibliography – List of all the sources you consulted, whether or not they were cited in the paper.
Journals – Periodicals that are intended for readers with in-depth knowledge.
Internet search strategy – A practical, step-by-step method that helps you locate accurate, reliable online sources.
Keyword search – Natural language words and phrases that are used to search a computer data bank in order to track down specific information.
Periodicals – Magazines, journals, newspapers, and online publications that are published on a regular basis throughout the year.
Plagiarism – The act of using someone else’s exact words, figures, unique approach, or specific reasoning without giving appropriate credit.
Prewriting strategies – Techniques for generating ideas about a topic and finding out how much you already know before you start researching and writing.
Reference list – Sources you cited in your paper (also called a List of Works Cited).
Thesis statement – A statement that is the central core of your paper around which arguments will be based.