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This guide is designed for students in the Honors Program at Estrella Mountain Community College. You will find resources and tools to help with your Honors Projects and research papers. Please contact the library if you need any assistance.

Research Process

During your time at EMCC, you will complete Honors Projects and write numerous research papers. The process may seem overwhelming at times, but know that you have plenty of support. This guide will help you by outlining the steps in the research process and highlighting some of the library resources you might find useful for your research.

The research process is recursive. You may find that you confront problems that cause you to go back to a previous step instead of moving neatly into the next one. This recursive process will continue until you have printed your final draft. Remember that rethinking, rereading and rewriting are a part of the research process.