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From the¬†Citation Project, a recent study about first-year research essays that found “research papers written in first-year composition courses at 15 colleges … simply copy chunks of text from the sources they cite without truly grasping the underlying argument, quality or context.” Many educators are therefore¬†arguing that the first year research paper should be abandoned.¬† Read about it on the Princeton University blog:

https://blogs.princeton.edu/librarian/2011/04/the_library_and_the_research_essay.html

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