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General Research Guide: Research Tips

Writing Guides: OWL

Citation Help

The citation generator links below can help you format your citations using forms and prompts. Just choose your style and type of source.

Get your paper and citations checked at the Center for Academic Success (CAS).

Get Organized

Research can be messy and complicated. It is important that you find a style that works best for you to stay organized from the beginning. Below is an example of a traditional index card strategy. Whether you decide to use index cards, a word document, or something else, take a look at the index card below so you know what information you should be recording while taking notes.

Example of Index Card Note Taking Strategy

More strategies for taking notes including maps and outlines, click the link below.