Zotero (citation management tool)
Zotero is a free, online reference management tool available for PCs and Macs and and works with all major social sciences databases as well as the library's catalogue and websites.
What does this mean? It means you can save your references and prepare a bibliography in an academic style easily!
What do you need to know to get started?
Most papers are argumentative essays. Check out the following websites:
Doing a literature review
Youtube videos: helpful writing tips
Books in the library include:
Samples: good introductions and professional letters
What about grammar?
What about plagiarism?
Other citation guides
Copies of the most recent versions of the major academic style manuals (e.g., APA, Chicago, MLA, Turabian) are available at the Research Help Desk (2nd floor, MacOdrum Library).
Guides to citing online materials