Research & Writing

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Have a paper to write? This page contains information and links that will help you learn the following skills:

  • How to do research
  • How to evaluate sources
  • How to cite sources
  • How to make sure you avoid plagiarism and are using information ethically and legally

Click on a topic to learn more! The CCMS Librarian is always available to help you as well.


Writing Skills

APA style

Avoiding Plagiarism

Fair Use & Copyright

Other Citation Styles

Books in the CCMS Library

  • American Psychological Association (2010). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
    LOCATION: Reference. Dewey# 808.06615
  • Harris, M. & Kunka, J. (2005). Prentice Hall reference guide (9th ed.). Boston: Pearson.
    LOCATION: Reference. Dewey# 428
  • McWhorter, K. & Aaron, J. (2012). The successful writer’s handbook (2nd ed.). Boston: Longman. LOCATION: Reference. Dewey# 428
  • Turabian, Kate L. (2013). A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations (8th ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. LOCATION: Reference. Dewey# 428