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Learn, Evaluate, Cite

Learn

Research Guides
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 treference ools.

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.

Evaluate

Evaluating a Source 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 (video)
Demonstrates the CRAAP test for critically evaluating information.

Scholarly vs. Popular Materials Guide (NCSU)
Distinguish between scholarly journals, popular magazines, and trade journals/magazines.

Cite

Citation Styles
Learn how to format your papers and bibliographies using APA, MLA, Chicago, etc. citation styles.

RefWorks
Create a bibliography with the click of a button and manage your references all in one place.

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.

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RefWorks

Individualized Assistance

Meet with a Librarian
Schedule a consultation with a librarian – for you or your group.

Request Instruction for your Class (for faculty and instructors)
Schedule a class session with a librarian.