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The Instruction and Engagement Department provides help with using the library by chat, email, and phone in addition to online/virtual services.
Before getting in touch, see our frequently asked questions.
Writing & The Research Process
Do you need help with starting your assignment or with the research process? Check these links for information to get you started.
Choosing a Topic
This page by the Duke University Libraries quickly shows how to go from a very broad to narrow topic.
Research Checklist (FAU Libraries)
Follow these broad steps to search for information, evaluate it, and integrate it into your written assignment.
MLA 2009 Formatting and Style Guide
This page provides information on using MLA citation style and format, and is provided by the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University.
APA Formatting and Style Guide
This page from the Online Writing Center at Purdue University shows the general rules for APA style, and shows how to create citations and organize a paper.
How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography
This web page by the Olin & Uris Libraries at Cornell University defines what an annotated bibliography is and how to create one.
University Center for Excellence in Writing
The University Center for Excellence in Writing provides a range of free support services and will help at any point in the writing process (i.e. brainstorming, drafting, revision) with papers for courses.