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Conducting Library Research  

The Research Portal provides pointers for getting started with your research. It includes links to library subscription resources, including article databases, journals and books, as well as open authoritative web content.
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Research and Reference Quick Guide

This Guide is an Introduction to the fundamental concepts, search techniques, and managerial tasks that will be essential for your Research and Reference endeavors.

  • Home Page
    Main Page for LibGuide Users of MVSU
  • MVSU Library Pathfinders  
    The following guides are an introduction to resources available in the James H. White Library for specified disciplines. Use these pathfinders to acquaint yourself with the collection for your discipline.

  • Ask A Librarian. Do You Have Questions? We Have Answers.  
    Click on the link to connect with a librarian who is waiting online to answer any of your research and/or reference questions between the hours of 8am and 10pm.
  • APA (American Psychological Association) Writing Style Guide.  
    The APA citation style guide is most commonly used for citing sources within the social sciences. This resource will offer example such as APA citation guidelines and rules, major sections included in the APA essay, power point or slide presentations and more.
  • MLA (Modern Language Association) Writing Style Guide
    The MLA writing style guide is most commonly used for essays and citations within the liberal arts and the humanities. Use this link for examples of research papers, intext citations, end notes, foot notes, and reference pages conducted in MLA style.

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