Identify librarian-selected tools for research in a particular subject area or for an individual course.
Topic Ideas, Facts, and Overviews
Browse ideas for research topics, find background information, and use quick reference tools.
Research Tips and Tutorials
View videos and tips that help you learn how to do college-level academic research.
Write Place Satellite
Consult with writing tutors in MC 135E. Visit the Write Place website for more information.
Evaluating Sources for Credibility (video)
What does it mean for a source to be credible? Why is it important to use these sources? This video from NCSU Libraries explains.
Evaluating Sources to Find Quality Research (video)
Describes three questions you should ask of any source you find in your research (Portland Community College Library).
Evaluating Sources (video)
Demonstrates the CRAAP test for critically evaluating information.
Popular vs Scholarly Sources (tutorial)
Explains how to identify and tell the difference between popular and scholarly articles (University of Arizona Libraries).
Learn how to format your papers and bibliographies using APA, MLA, Chicago, etc. citation styles.
Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction (video)
What is citation? And why do we do it? This video from NCSU Libraries explains.
Understanding Plagiarism and Academic Integrity
Learn about common plagiarism mistakes and how to avoid them.