Writing and Research Resources

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Ottawa University Library

Online Database Access:Opens in new window. You will be prompted for your MyOttawa login and password to utilize the databases.

Phase 1 & SME access only: This link is for Phase 1 participants and SME's for database access. All students should access databases from the link above.

Library Support Staff

Writing Help and Support

APA Style Guides

Online Writing Centers and Other Resources

Common Errors in English

Research Resources

Writing an Outline for Research Papers

These sites provide information about techniques used in writing outlines.

University of Purdue:
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/544/01/

Los Valley College
http://www.lavc.edu/Library/outline.htm

HowToWriteAnything.com
http://howtowriteanything.com/how-to-write-an-outline

Writing Literature Reviews

These sites provide information about techniques used in writing literature reviews.

University of Toronto:
http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/specific-types-of-writing/literature-review

UC Santa Cruz:
http://library.ucsc.edu/help/howto/write-a-literature-review

University of Wisconsin - Madison:
http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/ReviewofLiterature.html
 

Qualitative Research

Center for Social Research
http://www.socialresearchmethods.net

The Qualitative Report at:
http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/qualres.html

Survey Research
http://www.statpac.com/surveys/

Business Research Lab
http://www.busreslab.com/tips/tipsgen.htm

FedStat Page
http://www.fedstats.gov/

Electronic Textbook: StatSoft
http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/stathome.html
This site provides a tutorial in both descriptive and inferential statistics. This is an excellent resource for students who need an overview or refresher in statistical methods.