research and citation

Resources for Writing a Research Paper

The Owl at Purdue is a thorough resource offering guidance for the entire process of writing a research paper. It features extensive ESL resources as well. 

The Dartmouth Writing Program is another extensive guide, illuminating every phase of the critical writing process.

The Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide is a basic citation reference from the Chicago Manual of Style.

BibMe is an automated bibliography generator that supports MLA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting.

Copyright and Fair Use

Crash Course in Copyright is an easy-to-read “crash course” in copyright and guidelines for fair use for various media, put together by the University of Texas.

More detailed information on copyright and fair use, respectively, can be found on the United States Copyright Office website at:

Other Resources

Museum Studies: Online Resources for Students and Practitioners: This extensive list of resources was compiled by the Association of College & Research Libraries (a division of the American Library Association).