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Introduction to Doing Research

For those new or returning to research, this guide will help you to plan your research projects and use the library more effectively.

Citation Help

After you finish researching and writing the paper,  there's still one thing left to do.... cite the articles you found using the research skills outlined in this guide. 

No problem! The library has many resources to help you figure out citations and take you step-by-step through formatting your paper, citations, and bibliography according to various citations styles, including

Citation Generators

These websites will assist you in building citations for your bibliographies. Always check your citations against a style manual to make sure they are correct.

Mendeley Citation Manager

Mendeley is a reference/citation manager with web-based, desktop, and mobile versions. You can sync your library across different devices. Any Webster University user who creates a free Mendeley account using your Webster email address gets:

  • 100 GB of personal library space
  • 100 GB of shared library space
  • Create unlimited number of groups with up to 100 members each