Because it is actually research-based papers are research reports, then, to be able to write it, of course you should do your research first. It means that you should have researched the topic by reading a variety of information source such as books, magazines, newspapers, and articles on the internet (research libraries). Depending on your topic, sometimes you also have to conduct interviews or surveys, or even experiment (field research). Information (usually referred to as data) that you collect from sumbe-these resources then you use to support your opinion in the paper.
Writing papers also require documentation of the sources of your information in the form of footnotes or endnotes. In this way, readers know where you are getting that information so that they can assess whether the information is reliable or not.
Here are 9 steps you can follow to write a research paper based.
- Choose a topic of your paper.
- Looking for resources.
- Membacar information source and make notes.
- Organize ideas / thoughts you based on information that has been collected ..
- Write the first draft.
- Use footnotes or endnotes to document the source of your information.
- Write a bibliography.
- Revise your first draft.
- Tidy up the details.