Graduate Students: Research and Writing

Graduate studies demand specialized research, writing, and time management skills.  The Busse Library staff provides the following resources to assist graduate students with their unique class assignments and course requirements.

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Citing Sources: Using APA Style (6th edition) -- Graduate School: Guides and Discussions of Scholarly Writing -- Specialized Writing: The Literature Review --Specialized Writing: The Annotated Bibliography --Time Management in Graduate School -- Graduate School "Survival" Guides and Resources  

Citing Sources: Using APA Style (6th edition)

 RefWorks -- citation formatting tool that offers APA and MLA styles 

APA Style -- guidelines from Busse Library (APA, 6th edition, 2010)

Model Paper: Mount Mercy University -- PDF sample paper with cover page, running head, headings, and references list 

Advanced APA Formatting: Tables, Figures, Appendices, Tables of Contents -- Busse Library guide.  Addresses landscape and portrait orientation issues, as well as creating a table of contents. 

In-Text Citation Table -- Busse Library version of APA table that shows how to reference authors and how to create parenthetical (internal) citations

Running-Head Steps -- Procedure for creating APA's required, running head in Office 2007 or Office 2010


Graduate School: Guides and Discussions of Scholarly Writing

 

Specialized Writing: The Literature Review

 

 

Specialized Writing: The Annotated Bibliography

 

Time Management in Graduate School

 

Graduate School "Survival" Guides and Resources