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How To Sharpen Your Business Writing Skills, Second Edition by Nan Levinson

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9Research: Fact-Finding Missions

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

List seven potential sources of information for business writers.

Cite four rules for asking questions to get information.

Give examples of three kinds of questions and explain their usefulness.

Name two major categories and one subcategory of resources for business research available online.

Identify five major kinds of reference material available at libraries.

Before you can write, you must have something to say. Chapters 1 and 2 addressed some of the preparations for writing; this chapter will consider how you gather information ...

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