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HELP FOR MINI-RESEARCH PAPERS-- GENERAL HELP, DOCUMENTATION, and EXAMPLES

The Assignment

 Please start here--Plagiarism and the Resources to Avoid It

Help Finding a Topic

Tim’s Search Tips

Tim's Narrowing Advice

Tim's Recommended Research Sources

 

"Holes in the Hedge" document
Critical Thinking Idea Generator

Research Topic Questionnaire

 

Writing the Rough Draft

Brainstorming Your Rough Draft--The Hubble Example and Process start page

Research Paper Grading Sheet Overview--the video
Research Paper Grading Sheet--the document

Documentation Help

Purdue Owl Citation Chart—the best reference for citations, MLA Works Cited Page, and APA References Page formats

    HINT: Use the Purdue Owl Citation Chart to determine which publication facts you will need to record.

SCC Library Website
SFCC Library Website

Purdue OWL (Purdue University Online Writing Lab)

Information Literacy Videos 

Citation Generators--use caution--the sites below occasionally generate errors

Google Chrome Free Research Apps

     Google Scholar--Google Chrome Free App——use a Chrome search to find the app and install it.
     Cite This For Me: Web Citer--Google Chrome Free App——use a Chrome search to find the app and install it.


Son of Citation Machine: Creates individual citations for APA-6th, MLA-7th, Chicago and Turabian formats
EasyBib: Generates an MLA bibliography in Microsoft Word by creating one citation at a time.

MLA and APA Introduction and Examples

   MLA Help

MLA General Guidelines
ProQuest Articles--MLA Format
MLA Quick Guide from the SCC Library
Working with Words from a Source—MLA

 

Examples--MLA


MLA Sample Paper
—Purdue OWL
MLA Sample Paper—Daly (Hacker--Bedford)
MLA Sample Paper--Jordan

 

    APA Help

APA General Guidelines
ProQuest Articles--APA Format
APA Organization Website
APA Quick Guide from the SCC Library
Working with Words from a Source--APA

APA Sample Paper--APA.org
APA Sample Paper--Purdue OWL

 

Examples--APA

APA Sample PaperMirano (Hacker--Bedford)
APA Sample Paper--Dmitriev
APA Sample Paper—King