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Types of Research Papers
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What is a Research Paper?
The key word of this notion is research, i.e. completing this document one is
to process a big a...
Argumentative Research Paper
This kind of document introduces two
opposite points of view and argues for
one of them.
The ...
Analytical Research Paper
• This research paper concerns collecting data from other
researches and analyzing them.
• The a...
Compare and Contrast Research Paper
The main focus of this document is on
the comparison of two elements in the
same categ...
Cause and Effect Research Paper
This type of a research paper
provides the reader with cause-
effect relation.
This docume...
Report Research Paper
This paper is aimed at giving the detailed
description of a particular item.
The author conducts a r...
Writing Guide
After the procedure of defining the type of your research paper is
done, you are to choose the appropriate t...
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Types of Research Papers

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Research papers are of different types and it is important to define one before you are starting the work on your document. This presentation will help you to understand the most common types of research papers. Get more tips here:
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Types of Research Papers

  1. 1. Types of Research Papers created by Essay-Academy.com
  2. 2. What is a Research Paper? The key word of this notion is research, i.e. completing this document one is to process a big amount of sources on the topic and make appropriate conclusions. A research paper usually has a special structure and requirements to be followed. Before you start writing your research paper, it is important to define its type, since the contents of your work depends on it, first of all.
  3. 3. Argumentative Research Paper This kind of document introduces two opposite points of view and argues for one of them. The thing is that the author shouldn’t be emotional while representing his opinion, all the arguments in the paper are to be relevant and referenced to reliable and credible sources. After all the arguments for and against each side are introduced, the author expresses his point of view. The topic example: « Is living together without marriage is immoral?»
  4. 4. Analytical Research Paper • This research paper concerns collecting data from other researches and analyzing them. • The author looks for factual information and findings of different documents on the topic, sums everything up and make his own conclusions. • Analytical research paper topics are usually aimed at the exploration of some issues. • For example, «Qualities of a good driver». • This document should be totally objective.
  5. 5. Compare and Contrast Research Paper The main focus of this document is on the comparison of two elements in the same category. It can be everything from cats and dogs (the category is pets) to democracy and authoritarianism (both are political regimes). Compare and contrast research paper gives the full description of each element and then finds similar and different features of them. The example may be «The comparison of paternalistic and transactional leadership styles».
  6. 6. Cause and Effect Research Paper This type of a research paper provides the reader with cause- effect relation. This document is often used in writing history and medicine papers, since these two fields require the reasons and results of events most of all. In cause and effect research paper one is to provide the chain of situations, i.e. the situation 1 has led to the situation 2 which in turn has led to the situation 3. For instance, «The reasons for the stress and the results it may cause».
  7. 7. Report Research Paper This paper is aimed at giving the detailed description of a particular item. The author conducts a research, finds out as much facts about the object as possible and then organizes all of his findings in a report research paper. The topic can be «A presidential biography of George Bush».
  8. 8. Writing Guide After the procedure of defining the type of your research paper is done, you are to choose the appropriate topic - the one which will be actual, manageable and interesting to both you and the readers of your document. Before you start writing make sure there is enough appropriate information for your research. Remember that your research paper is a little work of art, that is why you are free to make it the way you like. Of course, you also should follow the requirements concerning the outline and structure, but as for the rest try to be creative and original. Good luck in completing your research paper!
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