Contact the library and ask a librarian when you need help finding resource for your history class assignments. Completing your research assignment is easier when you take the time to understand the assignment and your research topic - go to help with your assignment for some tips and a video with suggestions for researching a topic. Citations are an important part of any research paper and Thigpen Library provides online resources to help with citations.
Review all your course assignments at the beginning of the semester.
Does an assignment require resources other than your textbook?
Does an assignment require research?
Research, writing a paper, giving a speech, or creating a presentation is easier when you choose the right topic. Research your topic before committing to it.
The research guide "Cite Your Sources" has information and resources for APA, Chicago, and MLA styles.
Watch this embedded video "Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction" to better understand the role of citations in academic research.
NoodleTools is a web-based citation management software tool. Vol State students can create a free account and have properly formatted citations and Works Cited page for their course assignments.
Need help creating your account or using this software? Check out NoodleTools: A Guide.