A good paper starts with a well defined topic. Check out the resources on Your Topic to brainstorm, narrow or broaden your topic, and break your topic into keywords or search terms.
You have a topic, so what's next? Finding Books & Articles will give you the info you need to get started navigating the library's article databases and catalog.
You'll want to use the best sources to back up your argument. Evaluating Information will help you identify a scholarly source, demystify peer-review, and evaluate the quality of your sources.
MLA? APA? Chicago? We've got you covered. The resources on the Citation Help page will guide you through parts of a citation, citation styles, and our favorite citation generators.
In this free write activity you will reflect on what you learned today in your library workshop.
Free write activity
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