Resources

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Getting Started

How to design effective research posters (YouTube playlist).

Learn some tips on how to get in the mood to write. (2:34)

Is your inquiry question good enough for you? (Video 1:00).

Do you need help and you don't know where to even begin?

Finding & Using Sources

A PDF quick guide to the Chicago Manual of Style: Notes & Bibli

Access info for APA, MLA, Chicago citation styles and more!

A PDF quick guide to the Chicago Manual of Style: Author & Date

Revising & Editing

Does your paper's organization make sense?

Does your paper's organization make sense?

Get the low-down on using an apostrophe correctly (3:09).

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Video Editing, Grammar, Proofreading, Writing
Video Editing, Grammar, Proofreading, Writing
Video Finding & Using Sources, Primary Sources, Searching, Western Libraries
Video Getting Started, Research, Writing
Document Citations, Finding & Using Sources, Writing
Document Citations, Finding & Using Sources, Writing
Video Editing, Grammar, Proofreading, Writing
Video Drafting & Revising, Editing, Grammar, Writing
Video Getting Started, Writing
Document Citations, Finding & Using Sources, Writing
Document Citations, Finding & Using Sources, Writing
Video Getting Started, Research, Writing
Video Citations, Finding & Using Sources, Primary Sources, Research, Writing, Zotero
Video Citations, Finding & Using Sources, Plagiarism, Research, Writing
Interactive Website Citations, Copyright, Plagiarism
Video Getting Started, Research, Thesis, Writing
Interactive Website Drafting & Revising, Writing
Video Getting Started, Research, Thesis, Writing
Image Getting Started, Research, Writing
Interactive Website Evaluating Sources, Finding & Using Sources
Video Finding & Using Sources, Primary Sources, Searching, Western Libraries
Video Getting Started, Writing
Interactive Website Getting Started
Interactive Website Citations, Reading, Research, Writing
Video Finding & Using Sources, Searching, Western Libraries
Video Finding & Using Sources, Searching, Western Libraries
Video Getting Started, Research, Thesis, Writing
Document Citations, Finding & Using Sources, Writing
Video Drafting & Revising, Editing, Writing
Video Drafting & Revising, Editing, Writing
Video Drafting & Revising, Editing, Writing
Interactive Website Citations, Copyright, Plagiarism, Writing
Video Finding & Using Sources, Primary Sources, Searching, Western Libraries
Video Finding & Using Sources, Primary Sources, Searching, Western Libraries
Video Finding & Using Sources, Primary Sources, Research, Western Libraries
Video Finding & Using Sources, Primary Sources, Research, Western Libraries
Interactive Website Editing, Grammar, Proofreading, Writing
Video Research
Interactive Website Getting Started, Research, Writing
Video Databases, Finding & Using Sources, Searching
Video Databases, Finding & Using Sources, Searching
Document Drafting & Revising, Evaluating Sources, Finding & Using Sources, Writing
Video Getting Started, Research, Thesis, Writing
Interactive Website Research, Writing
Video Finding & Using Sources, Research, Searching
Video Finding & Using Sources, Searching, Western Libraries
Video Finding & Using Sources, Research, Searching
Video Drafting & Revising, Evaluating Sources, Reading, Research, Writing
Video Finding & Using Sources, Primary Sources, Research, Writing
Interactive Website Citations, Finding & Using Sources, Writing