Appalachian State University Writing Center
Free service that works with writers on a variety of projects: papers for academic courses; masters and senior thesis chapters; personal essays for job, graduate school, and law school applications.
The Owl at Purdue
Offers information on the entire writing process from conducting research to citation styles and grammar.
Duke Libraries Guide to Research
Provides guidance during the research process and stresses the importance of properly citing resources to avoid plagiarism.
These short (1-2 minute) tutorials are designed to help you get started with your research and familiarize you with library services and resources.
Outlines library services centers
Learn what makes a quality information source
Find relevant information quickly
Will help you find materials in the library catalog, library databases, and library reserves
Evaluating Information Sources
Learn five steps to evaluate what you have found
Learn the facts to keep yourself out of trouble
A citation is a record of where you encountered a certain idea. Citing your sources helps other scholars track down resources they find of interest. Proper citation helps us all build on our knowledge.