RESEARCH HELP

AskMN  – An online service for information and research help available to all Minnesota residents and students – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. AskMN is a cooperative service of Minnesota libraries.

MnKnows – Your Portal to Minnesota’s Online Library Services is provided by Minitex, an information and resource sharing program of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the University of Minnesota Libraries.

  • MnLINK Gateway –  Search and place requests to have books, CDs, DVDs, articles, and more delivered to your local library—or access electronic books and journals online.
  • Electronic Library for Minnesota –  find online articles and electronic books on a vast array of topics. Try this first instead of Google, Yahoo, or MSN for trusted information resources.
  • Minnesota Reflections –  find photos, documents, and maps related to Minnesota history.

APAStyle.org – APA (American Psychological Association) site devoted to APA style writing guidelines and rules.

Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab – APA Formatting and Style Guide –  examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.