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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.

Why Do I Need a Research Plan?

The most important aspect of researching is time. It is important to create a schedule and research plan. The research process can be challenging enough, give yourself an edge by starting early.

A research plan will:

  • Make it easier to manage the assignment
  • Keep the project from becoming overwhelming
  • Allow you to stay focused
  • Increase the quality of your work
  • Give you enough time to gather necessary resources