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IMPACT! Service, Contemplation and Social Justice

Guide to library research for Service Learning 192: Service Learning Residential Academic Program

Citing Sources

Copies of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers are available for use in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.  These handbooks are shelvedd next to the Reference Desk (UM/Ref Desk LB2369 .G53 2009) in the Lower Level of the Library.

RefWorks is an online citation management tool that can make the proces of managing and citing sources much easier.  Signing up for an account is FREE and every student gets to keep the account, even after graduation.

Citation Management

Use a citation manager, such as RefWorks to keep track of your research.

Put all your references in RefWorks, create quick and easy bibliographies, build your knowledgebase.


If you need more help or info on RefWorks, check out the online guides and webinars or Ask a Librarian.

If you're looking for another citation management option to RefWorks, try Zotero.

Citing Sources and Creative Works

Avoiding Plagiarism

APA & MLA Overview Tutorials

Tutorials Provided by Atomic Learning

When off campus, you will need to login with a username and password.  Please ask your instructor for details.