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Computer Technology: Research Paper

Library and online resources about hardware, networking, and other computer topics

Books About Research Papers

Books about doing research and writing are shelved in call number LB 2369.
Some examples:

Writing A Research Paper

Basic steps of a research paper:

Choose a topic
A topic should interest you, provide an opportunity to explore, and have information that is available.

Narrow your topic, if necessary
What will you focus on?

Write a thesis statement
A thesis statement guides the direction of your research.

Explore your topic
Begin preliminary research.

Gather information
Use library materials, Internet sources, interviews.

Prepare to write
Analyze and organize your information, sharpen your focus.

Write the paper
Write, edit, and revise, and document the sources you used.

For more details about these steps, see
Research & Writing at the Internet Public Library.

More Writing Help

These websites offer help for specific areas of your writing project.

Citing Your Sources

Give credit where credit is due --
Cite the sources that you used in your research.  This LibGuide will help:
Citing Your Sources: APA, MLA & Chicago Style

HCC Writing Center

"Better writers - better papers."
Visit the Writing Center in Building 7, Room 520 for assistance with writing assignments. The Writing Center also offers workshops on topics such as subject-verb agreement, citations, and more.

Schedule an appointment with a Writing Center coach.

For more info, call 845-9477 or email



Brainfuse is a free online tutoring service which offers students help with their papers. A Brainfuse tutor will review the draft and provide feedback.

Connect to MyUH Portal.
Select My Tools and look for the link to Brainfuse.

Books About Technical Writing

Books about technical writing are shelved in call numbers PE 1475 and  T 11.

Ebooks About Technical Writing

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