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Research Paper Writing and Citing FAQ Answers

1. Where’s the best  place to start looking for information about research writing and citing?

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2. Where can I find an online guide about how to write an academic research paper?

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3. Where can I find ebooks about research paper writing and citing?

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  • Search the Swem catalog by keyword or subject (e.g., report writing, bibliographical citations, academic writing, etc.) and choose ‘electronic’ for the format or material type. 

 

4. How do I avoid plagiarism?

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5. Where can I find free, on-campus help with research papers and oral presentations?

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6. Where can I find an online guide that tells how to cite my sources?

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7. How do I cite a database, an e-book, a tweet, etc.?

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8. How do I write an annotated bibliography?

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9. Where can I find a free citation tool to collect and format my sources?

Answer: Online tools let you import citations and documents from all kinds of online sources, organize them, and create reference lists in various output styles.

 

 10. Where can I find a free tool to help organize and keep track of all my research?

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