Here you can find helpful information about All Things Research. Use the tabs to navigate between topics. Contact your friendly librarian if you need help or have any questions. Make an appointment with the Writing Center to get assistance at any stage of your writing project.
RefWorks is a web-based software for managing article citations and other research data. It helps researchers gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. First-time users should sign up for an individual account using their TCU email address.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides writing resources for APA, MLA and Chicago to assist with research projects in many disciplines.
Free DOI lookup: Provides a number of ways for you to locate a DOI number: bibliographic search (author name, journal title, ISBN, etc.) or article title search.
The online AMA Manual of Style has a streamlined interface, intuitive search and browse, and personalization features, so finding what you need in the Manual is easier than ever. The manual is a must-have guide for anyone involved in medical and scientific publishing.
Check out the NLM Catalog for journal name abbreviations.
This PDF document shows you how to format references for a broad range of electronic sources. It guides you through some potentially confusing elements that are unique to electronic referencing, like DOIs, URLs, and version control.
The CMS Online allows you to search or browse the full text of the latest edition. Tools, such as sample forms, proofreader's marks, letters and style sheets are also provided. (Limited to 25 users at once.)
You can find all up-to-date citation manuals in print on the second floor of the library by the Research Help desk (map).
SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE's renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.
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