Answered By: Hayley Bommarito
Last Updated: Jun 05, 2018     Views: 12

A thesis statement is defined as: "a sentence or short paragraph at the beginning of a thesis which describes the main idea explored in the text", while a thesis is "a piece of extended writing explaining the objectives, methodology, and findings of a research project."

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) has a great webpage that specifically discusses how to create thesis statements.

The ebook How to Write a Thesis may also be helpful.

 

 

Stevenson, Janet. Dictionary of Information and Library Management. vol. 2nd ed, A & C Black Publishers Limited, 2006. EBSCOhost, sc4.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=e000xna&AN=217288&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

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