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Firelands Library Research Guide: Citation Help

This is the basic research guide to help with writing a research paper in any class.

Citation Manuals at the library

We have style manuals in the library to use and many handouts, etc. to help with citation.  

Get Help with Citations

Remember, when doing research you need to give credit to the person or people that came up with the idea or discovered the information that you are using.  Use this link to get citation help online, ask your professor or ask a librarian for help.  Better safe than sorry!

Also remember that when you obtain material from the computer, such as web sites or electronic journal articles, you need to use the electronic citation rules.  Here are some links to online citation help.

Video on APA Citation

Writing Help

Need someone to look over your paper?  Have numerous papers to write (History, English, Sociology, etc.) and need help organizing your writing?  The Firelands Writing Center, located in the back of the library, is there to help.  click on this link for more information. 

Video on MLA Citation