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AP Seminar: Writing and Citing

Your Research Projects: From Start to Finish

The Libraries has a comprehensive guide devoted to helping you with all parts of your research projects.  From deciding on a topic to citing your sources, it very helpful, especially if you haven't done academic research before now.  

UGA Research Guide

Reading Scientific Papers

Reading scholarly research can be hard.  Here is a "bad" paper broken down by a scientist.

"Does Splenda cause cancer?"

"10 steps for evaluating scientific papers"

Citation Help

If you just want information on how a certain style is organized, the UGA Libraries keep Citation Style Guide web pages with examples of how to cite the most common types of resources using the most common styles (APA, Chicago, MLA, and more!)

APA Style

MLA Style

Chicago Style‚Äč

For more information about APA style and formatting, Purdue has a helpful website.

APA Citation Breakdown

Writing Literature Reviews

A literature review discusses published information in a particular subject area, and sometimes information in a particular subject area within a certain time period.

If you've never written a Literature Review, or would like a refresher, UNC's Writing Center has a great explanation of the process.

UNC Writing Center:  "Literature Reviews"

The UGA Libraries also has an in depth introduction to doing Literature Reviews.