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Citation Help

  • APA Formatting and Style Guide
    Based on the 6th edition of the American Psychological Association (APA) manual. Offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.
  • MLA Formatting and Style Guide
    Reflects the content of the Modern Language Association's MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.). Includes examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
 

Free Software!

You can download software for free at UK's Software Download site.

When you set up your InfoKat account, you can then renew books online, look at book due dates, and request a book be recalled or held for you.

 

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Not finding what you want? Call, email, chat with or visit a UK Reference Librarian who will be glad to help you.

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  Research Process Overview

The research process typically includes five broad steps. Most often you complete one step before moving onto the next. However, there may be times when you will need to return to a previous step or complete multiple steps simultaneously.

Step 1. Develop Your Topic
Select a Topic | Develop Research Questions | Identify Keywords

Step 2. Search Strategies
Find Background Information | Refine a Topic | Use Effective Search Strategies

Step 3. Find Credible and Relevant Sources
Find Books | Find Videos and Images | Find Scholarly Articles | Find Popular and Newspaper Articles | Find Websites

Step 4. Evaluate Information
Evaluate Sources | Primary v Secondary Sources | Types of Periodicals

Step 5. Comply with Legal, Ethical and Moral Standards
Plagiarism | Paraphrasing | Citation Styles | Works Cited Examples | Copyright

 

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