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Research Tips

Citing Sources in APA and MLA Styles 
Doing the Research
Evaluating the Information

Choosing a Topic

Doing the research

  • Locating resources - provides information on how to locate books, articles, government documents, and more.
  • NAiLED - includes all of the steps needed to complete a successful research inquiry



Evaluating the Information

Citing Your Sources



We know that citation generators are very popular. HOWEVER, you need to be concerned with their accuracy. Here are two citation generators that are popular with many students. Both of the programs offer help with Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition.

              Son of Citation Machine (Choose the correct style):

              Bibme (Choose the correct style):

  • How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography  
  • The Purdue Online Writing Lab is an EXCELLENT site to find help for writing papers. The MLA and APA Style Guides are very helpful. Purdue Online Writing Lab offers an email address where you can ask a question. 
  • Turabian Style Guide - Based on A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th edition, this guide provides examples in "Humanities" as well as "Scientific" styles for citing books; encyclopedia, journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; and online databases.



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