Final Report Guidelines

You can find the guidelines here!

But here’s a C&P of them.

Every report must include

Title or cover page

Table of contents

Should include lists of figures and tables if applicable


Note: You will likely want more specific subheadings in each area

  • Introduction: Briefly explain the issue you are examining.
  • Background: What is the relevant history of this topic?
  • Methods: your method is library research, and you are working mostly with secondary sources. Consider the methods your sources used in their research. Indicate what they are, and any limitations involved.
  • Findings: What did you learn?
  • Discussion of results: What is significant about what you learned?
  • Conclusions/Recommendations


Attachments or Appendices

Guidelines adapted from Diana Reep and the Purdue OWL

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