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This guide will help you find evidence for your policy memo. Use the menu on the left to find suggested resources and starting points for your research.
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A concept map is a visual organization/representation of knowledge. Concept mapping:
Uses free association
Aids in developing questions
Reveals themes and patterns
Helps identify gaps and connections
Concept mapping at the start of the research process can be particularly useful for helping you understand what you know and what you still need to learn. It can also help to clarify the kinds of research methods, resources, and tools you need to consult to better develop and understand your topic.