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Expository Writing Research Guide

This guide is intended to help students in all levels of Expository Writing classes - whether you are new to doing research at Bentley or need a refresher!

Welcome to the Expository Writing Research Guide!

This guide has been created to provide you with the resources and tools for you succeed in your research endeavors in the Expository Writing Program.

Whether you are new to research or simply need some reinforcement, you will find this guide useful in building the foundational research skills you will need to succeed in this program and beyond.

Be sure to check back occasionally as you progress for tips at each step of the way. This guide may be updated periodically with additional resources or information.

Use the tabs to navigate the different areas of this guide.

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Research Help

Reference & Research Help
You can get research help from a librarian in the following ways - no appointment needed!
 Text 781.728.0511
 Live Chat Chat with a Reference Librarian
Research Help Hours (August 10 - August 30, 2020)
Sunday Closed
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday Closed
All Hours are in Eastern Time

Last Update: August 12, 2020, 10:20 am EDT 

Research Consultations: Research Help by Appointment

Research Consultations are scheduled one-on-one meetings with a reference librarian. You can also schedule these consultations for a small group. Consultations usually last 30 minutes and take place during Reference Librarian Hours as listed above. 48 hours advanced notice required.

Research Guides

Research Guides are resources created by Bentley Librarians to guide you through research. These guides will contain a map of best bet resources of where to find information and search tips to make the research process easier. A research guide may include a list of relevant databases to search in, suggested search terms, recommended book titles, lists of websites, and more. Browse our list of Research Guides to see if one has been created for your class, a subject area, or a topic you are researching.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bentley Librarians keep a database of some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (and answers!) by the Bentley Community. Browse our FAQs to see if your question has already been answered! 

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