There is a tremendous number of books, journal and magazine articles, and open access and for-profit web sites that give advice about how to write a college-level research paper. In particular, the university writing center web sites linked below were consulted while developing this guide. To facilitate further access to information about writing papers and completing related assignments in your social sciences coursework, refer to these links, or, consult the resources cited in the individual text boxes that were referred to when specific content was written, updated, or revised.
NOTE: I strongly encourage school, public, or academic librarians, secondary school teachers, college and university faculty, writing center tutors, and other educators to adopt or modify the contents of this guide for their own purposes. Requests to use this guide should be sent directly to the author [email@example.com]. In addition, please contact the author if you have any recommendations for additional bibliographic sources, suggestions for editorial changes, corrections of typographical/grammatical errors, or other recommendations to improve the overall content and usefulness of this guide.
Study Skills Program. University of Canberra
Department of Psychology Writing Center. University of Washington
Political Science/Law, Societies, and Justice/Jackson School of International Studies Writing Center. University of Washington
"How to Write a Paper in Scientific Journal Style and Format." Greg Anderson, Department of Biology, Bates College
The Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, Dartmouth College
The OWL (Online Writing Lab). Purdue University.
The Reading/Writing Center. Hunter College.
The Waldin Writing Center. Waldin University.
Web Center for Social Research Methods. Cornell University Office for Rsearch on Evaluation
Writing@CSU. Colorado State University.
The Writing Center. University of Kansas.
The Writing Center. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
The Writing Center. University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Writing Guide, Department of English, George Mason University.
Writing Tutorial Services. Indiana University
Suggested Citation--Writing Guide: Labaree, Robert V. Organizing Your Social Sciences Research Paper. USC Libraries, University of Southern California, last updated January 24, 2020, https://libguides.usc.edu/writingguide.
Suggested Citation--Tab: Labaree, Robert V. Organizing Your Social Sciences Research Paper: Conclusion. USC Libraries, University of Southern California, last updated January 24, 2020, https://libguides.usc.edu/writingguide/conclusion.
Suggested Citation--Sub-Tab: Labaree, Robert V. Organizing Your Social Sciences Research Paper: Multiple Book Review Essay. USC Libraries, University of Southern California, last updated January 24, 2020, https://libguides.usc.edu/writingguide/bookreview/multiple.