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Getting Started with Research at Shapiro Library

This guide discusses understanding information sources, formulating a topic and search phrase, where and how to search the library for information, how to evaluate sources, how to cite sources, and more.

Writing Paragraphs

Basic Paragraph Structure

When it comes to writing paragraphs, most of them follow this structure:

  • Topic Sentence
  • Supporting Sentences
  • Concluding Sentence

Need help writing paragraphs?

Check out these resources:

Academic Support Video

Helpful Books from the Library

Helpful Web Resources