The Potato Famine
Guidelines for the project will be attached as a pdf file.
The research paper should demonstrate the full extent of the student’s scholarship by virtue of its in depth and detailed approach to the particular assigned topic. The research paper must be at least six to eight double spaced numbered typed pages in length, including the works cited page (a minimum of six citations in the text).
12 pt. Times New Roman. 1” margins, stapled.
Standards of Style
Research papers must demonstrate accepted forms of quotations, references, and source citations. The library has a number of style guides that will help you to prepare and present research essays
according to current conventions of physical layout and documentation of sources. Two of the more popular guides are the College Style Sheet
by Jon Furberg and Richard Hopkins, and the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers by Joseph Gibaldi.