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Education: General

The "Education: General" guide provides general resources for doing education research. See other guides for researching special education, early childhood education, STEM education, etc. for more specific guidance.

In this guide

  • Introduction to citing sources: reasons to cite sources, introduction to citation styles.
  • APA - about the style, links to online style guides (including guides on citing business sources), sample papers, and tutorials.
  • MLA - about the style, links to online style guides, sample papers, and tutorials.
  • Chicago/Turabian - about the style, links to online style guides, sample papers, and tutorials.
  • AMA - about the style and  links to online style guides.
  • Citing computer codes - brief guidelines for citing a computer program or piece of source code in a report or paper.
  • Citing data - a guide to documenting data, including datasets and statistical tables.
  • Citing film and video - a guide to documenting films, TV shows, and video recordings in APA, MLA, Turabian, and Chicago style.
  • Citing images -  a guide to documenting images sources in APA, MLA, Turabian, and Chicago style.
  • Citing online sources - links to guides guides on citing electronic sources.
  • Citing sound - a guide to documenting sound recordings in APA, MLA, Turabian, and Chicago style.
  • Citation formatters - tools for formatting citations in Google Scholar and research databases.
  • Citation management tools - guides to RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley (links open in a new window).
  • Plagiarism avoidance - tips and tutorials on proper attribution beyond citing sources.

Help from Libraries and Writing Centers

Libraries

Writing Centers

Langsam Library in room 401N
Schedule an appointment on the website   by phone: (513) 556-3912
Email drafts of your assignments
Questions? Contact Dr. Joseph Cunningham by email: joseph.cunningham@uc.edu or phone: (513) 556-2866. 

Peters-Jones, Room 104
Email clermont.tutoring@uc.edu

112K Muntz Hall,
(513) 745-5733
Schedule an appointment through TutorTrac
Questions? Contact Dr. Libby Anthony by email: libby.anthony@uc.edu

Comments? Questions?

Please direct your comments, questions, and suggestions about this guide to
Olga Hart (olga.hart@uc.edu, 556-1850)

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