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Research & Assignment Help

Citations

The three main citation styles are MLA, APA, and Chicago. Be sure you know which citation style your teacher wants you to use for your assignment. The resources below can help you cite your sources and avoid plagiarism. 

Purdue Owl - A detailed guide to formatting papers and different citation styles.
MyBib.com - A tool to help you create citations and bibliographies.

6 Steps for Researching Any Topic

Follow the steps in this document to help you plan and complete research assignments. These steps can be adjusted to help you succeed with any information search. Opening the link will allow you to make a copy that you will be able to edit and add notes to as you work.
6 Steps for Researching Any Topic Google Doc

Check Source Credibility

Using credible sources is important when researching. Sources that are credible are those that provide information that is factual and up to date. Use the guide below to help you determine if the sources you are using are credible. Opening the link will allow you to make a copy that you will be able to edit and add notes to as you work.
Credibility Check Google Doc

Helpful Links

Search the UPHS Library Catalog

Search or browse the UPHS Library Catalog. Once you find a book you would like to check out, place a hold on the book and you can pick the book up in the media center at the end of the day.

NC WiseOwl - Database

NCWiseOwl offers access to a wide range of resources including: ebooks, magazines, academic journals, and research databases. If you need the password for NC WiseOwl, please email Ms. Priest. vpriest@ncmcs.org 

Sandhills Community College Library

If you are a Sandhills student you have access to the SCC online library catalog. This is a great tool for finding academic articles and publications to use in your research.

Sandhills Regional Library System - Public Library

The public library for our county offers a wide selection of digital resources.

    

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