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  • Eng. 1020 paper on the topic of the Suffrage Movement
  • A persuasive speech on home schooling for COMM 1010.

The Question or Need

Please be as detailed as possible using complete sentences which include the steps that have already been taken in pursuit of finding information.

Examples (research related):

  • I need help finding research on how kids develop phobias. Once I click 'library' and get to the page that says Libraries Research Guides I'm not sure what to click on. Everything I've clicked on has been dead ends and I can't find any articles on how kids develop phobias. I need at least one book and one reputable article
  •  I'm writing a five page anthropology paper on the looting of archaeological sites, and I don't have a clue where to start. Can you help me?

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  • Help, I need the web site address for Miami University in Oxford, OH
  • What does the term zoonethesia mean? It is in an article I am reading for my Nursing class?
  • Can you direct me to the best Research Database for finding Company Information?

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