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Judaic Studies 4511 - Holocaust Studies: General Help

Citation Help in Databases

In Catalog Classic (books), click on Cite This (right side) from inside the record.  The citation will appear in the current versions of APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, and Turabian.


In databases (journal articles) such as those owned by EBSCO, after locating the article, click on Cite (in the list on the right). The citation appears in MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian formats.

Library of Congress Classification

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Center for Writing and Communication

The Center for Writing and Communication is located on the first floor of McWherter Library.  Walkins are welcome, but you can also schedule an appointment in advance.  Please visit CWC for more information and to schedule an appointment.

Writing Assistance

Writing a paper can be difficult especially with regard to punctuation and grammar.  Below are some links to good resources that will help you bridge this hurdle.

Writing an Annotated Bibliography

A bibliography is a list of sources used for writing a paper. 

An annotated bibliography also includes a summary and/or evaluation.  It might include one or more of the following: 

  • Summary (What are the main arguments?)
  • Assessment (How useful is the source? Is it reliable? Is it biased?)
  • Reflection (How does it fit with your research?)

Here are some helpful websites with instructions and examples:

Ref Works

RefWorks is a web-based citation management system offered free to U of M students and faculty. It offers you a convenient and time-saving method of saving and formatting information on your research. It imports this information directly from many of the databases licensed by the U of M Libraries.

RefWorks Class Schedule

Avoiding Plagiarism

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