Research & Writing

Using Information Ethically & Legally  


Best Practices (Purdue OWL)

Use Information Ethically (Claremont Colleges Library)

How to Cite Sources – APA

APA (Purdue OWL)

Quick Answers: References (American Psychological Association)

Quick Answers : Formatting (American Psychological Association)

APA Style Blog (American Psychological Association)

APA Style Blog: Best of 2016 edition (American Psychological Association)

Frequently Asked Questions (American Psychological Association)

Compare APA to other styles (Purdue OWL)

Basics of APA Style Tutorial (American Psychological Association)

APA Publication Manual: What’s New in the 6th Edition (American Psychological Association)

APA Style on Facebook

Citing EBSCOhost materials in APA (EBSCOhost)

How to cite an entire website (American Psychological Association)

Referencing a webpage with no author (American Psychological Association)

How to cite something you found on a website (American Psychological Association)

How to cite something you found on a website: what to do when information is missing (American Psychological Association)

Consult the APA Publication Manual in the CCMS library!

How to Cite Sources – Other Styles

Documentation Styles (University of Wisconsin)

Chicago Manual of Style (Purdue OWL)

MLA (Purdue OWL)

Avoiding Plagiarism  

Avoiding Plagiarism (Purdue OWL)

Quoting & Paraphrasing (University of Wisconsin)

Paraphrase Exercises (Purdue OWL)

Avoiding Plagiarism (Harvard)

Fair Use & Copyright 

Strategies for Fair Use (Purdue OWL)

Fair Use (Columbia University)

Fair Use Checklist (Columbia University)

Fair Use (Ohio State University)

Fair Use (United States Copyright Office)

Fair Use Evaluator (ALA Office for Information Technology Policy)

Fair Use for Academic Libraries (Association of Research Libraries)

Libraries & Copyright (Ohio State University Libraries)


Conducting Research (Purdue OWL)

Research Skills for Students (World Book Online Reference Center)

Research & Writing (Internet Public Library)

Organizing Information (Internet Public Library)

Writing a Research Paper (University of Wisconsin)

Ohio Web Library

The Ohio Web Library is an evolving collection of thousands of online publications and research resources. The Ohio Web Library includes: popular magazines, trade publications, scholarly research journals, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, speeches, poems, plays, maps, satellite images of Ohio, and more. The Ohio Web Library supports quality education, a skilled workforce, business growth, and lifelong learning in Ohio.

Ohio Web Library FAQs

Evaluating Sources

Evaluating Sources (Purdue OWL)

Questions to Ask About All Sources (Harvard)

Evaluating Resources (University of California Libraries)

Evaluating Web Sources (Harvard)

Locating Fair & Balanced Sources (Internet Public Library)

What’s Wrong with Wikipedia? (Harvard)

Evaluating Sources Quick Guide

Evaluating Sources In-Depth Guide

Collection of fake websites

Writing Skills

Writing the Paper (Internet Public Library)

The Elements of Style Classic reference book on writing, grammar, and punctuation.

Writing Style & Technique (Internet Public Library)

Grammar & Punctuation (University of Wisconsin)

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