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Find handouts created by MCTC librarians and other librarians and organizations online to help you with your coursework!
Use this essay map to organize and visual the main points of an essay. Source: www.ReadWriteThink.org
Use this persuasive essay map to organize and visual the main points of an essay. Source: www.ReadWriteThink.org
Use this blank concept map to brainstorm about a topic and to consider associated concepts or definitions. Source: www.ReadWriteThink.org
Use this 3-circle Venn Diagram to better visualize and understand how concepts may overlap. Source: www.ReadWriteThink.org
Commonly Misusued Homonyms
Make sure you understand the difference in meaning of many commonly-used words that sound alike.
Writing a Thesis Statement
Need help developing your thesis or research statement? Maybe this will help!
Tips for Writing an Effective Thesis
Look here for more help writing a thesis or research statement.
Find out how you can access and download e-books available through the MCTC Library and online.
Getting Started with Office 365
Learn how you can install Office 365 on machines and other mobile devices through the KCTCS Office 365 Student Advantage.
Collaborate Online with Office 365
Find out how you can use Office 365 quickly and easily "in the cloud" without installing any software.
Citation Handouts to Help!
MLA 9 Citation Guide
View this guide for the current MLA citation style.
APA Citation Guide
Use this guide for the current APA citation style.
Using the MCTC Library Search Tool
Find out more about our library's search tool and pick up some quick tips on how this tool can make research easier!
When should I cite a source?
Still a little fuzzy on when to cite a source? This should help!
Dos and Don'ts of Searching
Want to search smarter, not harder? You need to read this!
Boolean Logic for Searching
See how you can combine search terms and keywords to get the most relevant results when searching online. Source: College of DuPage Library
How Can You Tell If a Website is Reliable?
Use these tips to determine if a website is trustworthy!
How to Identify Fake News in 10 Steps
Use this ProQuest tips sheet to help identify misinformation!
Evaluate information sources using the criteria on this checklist!
Used for ENG 102 to build upon resource evaluation skills covered in ENG 101, this method incorporates Self-Reflection.
Recognizing the Spectrum of Plagiarism
Learn about 10 different types of plagiarism so you can avoid committing this academic offense. Source: Turnitin.com
Evaluating an Article or Website
Use this sheet to evaluate an online source.
Not All Articles are Created Equally
Learn more about the differences in articles published in various journals and periodicals, which are published regularly (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.) for an extended period of time.
Finding Evidence Worksheet
Use this worksheet to find evidence on a research topic. Source: College of DuPage Library
10 Big Copyright Myths
Learn more about how to ethically use online information.
MCTC Information Literacy Learning Objectives
Learn about how the MCTC Library assesses information literacy and the Association of College's and Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy Instruction for Higher Education.
Anatomy of a Research Article
"This handout offers an overview the eight sections seen in most research articles."
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