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Research and Writing: Write & Revise

A Writing Center / Cooper Library Collaboration

Schedule a Writing Consultation

  • Come to the Academic Success Center (Room 307) or to the satellite location in the Cooper Library Learning Commons
  • Call (864) 656-3280 or schedule an appointment

The Thesis

A strong academic paper has a strong argument. A thesis statement will keep your paper focused, persuasive, and interesting.

Think about your topic. Read through your sources. Then consider:

  • What's your position?
  • How can you support that argument with your research and interpretation?

 For help formulating a thesis, make an appointment at the Writing Center and check out these online resources:

Grammar and Writing Resources

Research Librarian & Instruction Coordinator

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Anne Grant
Cooper Library
Room 405