Writing and cleaning a rough draft of you research paper
A rough draft is necessary for you as you will use it to strive for ideas for your research paper topic. Let the outline as well as some organized notes guide your draft writing process. At this stage, issues such as typographical errors and misspellings should not worry you. In writing a rough draft, you want to gauge if your ideas are flowing logically. Also, if the resource materials for the topic are sufficient.
Make all the required adjustments until such a time that you will confirm that your ideas as presented in the paper are logical. Also ensure that the flow is concise. However, it is perfectly okay for you to review certain sections in pursuit of perfection.
Preparing an outline
After having done all the above, the next step requires that you map out the approach that you will adopt by creating an outline that is replete with detailed sentences. As is the case with all research papers, the very first thing that you need to do is compose a thesis statement. The statement is perhaps the most significant thing that your research paper has. As such ensure that your craft it carefully. As already mentioned, it clearly states the subject of the paper that you are going to write as well as your primary approach towards the same. It literally controls all the information that will appear in your research paper. Also, you will need to arrange and rearrange the notes that you will have written until such a time that your paper flows logically. You can then use this as the basis of the outline that will guide your research paper.
Writing references for you research paper
Ensure that you have all the necessary information for your publications. These include author(s) name, year of publication, city of publication, pages etc. The sources will then be complied into a reference list (also known as bibliography). This list involves all the sources and/ or publications that you will have employed in writing your research paper. For you to compile this list, you ought to clearly follow the rules as given in various style manuals. In these manuals, the most frequently used being MLA, Chicago, Harvard and APA. Further, the style guides will also ensure that they demonstrated to you proper citation of the sources so as to avoid plagiarism.
Proofreading your research paper
Nobody wants to read a research paper that is riddled with glaring grammatical errors. In most cases, you will commit these errors as you write your paper as your thought process is pre-occupied by the desire to ensure that your ideas flow logically. In the process of doing this, there are certain grammar mistakes that you will commit. Thus, proofreading will enable you to focus on your research paper’s format and not its content. To do this, you need to have a thesaurus, a dictionary and even a grammar book with you. This ensures that your research paper is grammatically sound on all angles.
Plagiarism is the incorporation of one’s work into your arguments without acknowledging them. This attracts serious consequences such as failure of the research paper or discontinuation of the course. We ensure that we run your research paper through several plagiarism software to totally ensure the originality of your paper.