Research Paper Writing and Citing FAQ Answers

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

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    William and Mary’s Swem Library Research Paper Writing & Citation Guide  

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

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    http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org

3. Question: 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. Question: How do I avoid plagiarism?

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

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

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

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

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