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Step 4: Use of Information
Questions to focus on in this step:
Creating an Outline: Review with Purdue!
Types of Outlines: Purdue Owl
Not sure where to begin with your Outline? Review these resources on the Purdue website, which will help guide you in what is needed.
Tips to assist with your Outline!
Follow these tips to help as you work on your outline:
- Review the notes you have taken from sources, and make sure to organize them by topic- this will assist you in creating the different sections for your outline
- Take your outline to your teacher, librarian, or a scribe to review. Make sure to do this at least 2-3 days prior to the day that your outline is due, so that you can receive constructive feedback
- Cite ALL of your sources in your outline- paraphrases, quotes, etc. This will greatly assist you when you begin writing your final draft
Harvard Writing Center: Outline Help