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WR121: Research Writing

What are some issues in my community?

Use local and government information to identify pressing needs in your area.

What does a letter to the editor look like?

Browse the "Letters to the Editor" section in major newspapers:

Where can I get background information about events, people, etc.?

Background information can help you contextualize your topic, adopt appropriate vocabulary and terminology, and support, refute, or define your assumptions.

Who do I write the letter to?

Contact elected officials, local newspapers, or the Berkeley Beacon to share your thoughts on policies and events.

Are there books on letter writing?

Search the FLO Library Catalog to find books and audio visual materials.