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BBS 490: Biological & Behavioral Sciences Capstone

Research Guide for BBS 490 course

When is Nadine Anderson, your Librarian, Available?

Email Nadine at nfanders@umich.edu with your research questions and/or to set up an online meeting. During the Winter 2021 semester I am available online from Sunday to Thursday. I do not engage in work emails outside of these days or during holidays.

Welcome!

This guide will help you with your Research Paper project:

  1. Go to Online Library Access for help and instructions on accessing library databases, articles, and ebooks online

Annotated Bibliography

  1. Go to Start Finding Sources and Find Articles to find peer-reviewed journal articles about your research area
  2. Go to Write Your Annotations for guidelines and instructions on putting together your annotations
  3. Go to Cite in APA Style for help formatting your citations in APA style

Hypothesis and Description

  1. Go to Develop Your Hypothesis for guidelines and instructions on developing your research hypothesis
  2. Go to Start Finding Sources and Find Articles to find peer-reviewed journal articles about your research area

Research Proposal (Draft and Final)

  1. Go to Start Finding Sources and Find Articles to find peer-reviewed journal articles about your research area
  2. Go to Analyze Your Articles to find key information in your research articles
  3. Go to Use Your Articles for guidelines and instructions on using your articles to build your arguments and justifications for your proposed research study
  4. Go to Write Your Introduction for guidelines and instructions on writing a compelling introduction and literature review
  5. Go to Identify Methods & Populations to identify appropriate methodologies and populations for your research area and then find articles that justify the use of those methods and populations for your proposed research design
  6. Go to Identify & Find Tests to identify appropriate tests and measures for your research area, find articles that justify the use of those tests and measures for your research design, and then find these tests and measures for your write-up
  7. Go to Cite in APA Style for help putting together your citations and formatting your References List in APA style

Research Paper 

  1. Go to Start Finding Sources and Find Articles to find peer-reviewed journal articles about your research area
  2. Go to Analyze Your Articles to find key information in your research articles
  3. Go to Use Your Articles for guidelines and instructions on using your articles to build your evidence, arguments and conclusions for your Discussion and Conclusions sections
  4. Go to Write Your Research Paper for guidelines and instructions on putting together each section of your research paper
  5. Go to Cite in APA Style for help putting together your citations and formatting your References List in APA style

Research Project Design

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