Curtin Memorial Library

Student Research Assistance

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MSMC librarians are experts at finding articles and information, both in the library and on the internet. Follow this link to see how they can help you with your research projects, assignments, and term papers.

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Student Writing Center

Get assistance from peer tutors on all aspects of composition and writing.

The Research Process

Step-by-step instructions on how to conduct research and write a term paper.

Citing Your Sources

Learn how to create bibliographies according to various style guides, or you can use EasyBib.

Evaluating Information Sources

Find high quality web sites on a wide variety of topics and learn how to evaluate all kinds of information sources.

Identifying Scholarly Articles

Learn to recognize scholarly, peer-reviewed articles and distinguish them from other types of publications.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Learn to use information ethically and to recognize and avoid plagiarism.

Presentation Practice Room
The Collaborative Learning Center on the main floor of Curtin Library includes a Presentation Practice Room where students can work on presentations of all kinds.  A video camera and tripod can be checked out so your presentations can be recorded.  Advance reservations are required.  To reserve the Presentation Practice Room, stop by the Information Desk at Curtin Library or call 845-569-3299.