Welcome! This guide is designed specifically to support you in doing research for your Love and Loathing in Los Angeles research assignment.
Write a research proposal on any topic of interest to you related to Los Angeles or Southern California.
Your prompt explains that you will need need to complete the following tasks:
Use the menu to the left to find a list of recommended places to start your research and tips and tricks to access and choose your sources.
Find the spreadsheet we're using in class to explore your topics here.
When developing a research proposal, it's important to recognize how sources will build upon, inform, and interact with your own research.
The BEAM method, developed by Joseph Bizzup, a rhetoric professor, provides a good model.