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Secondary Education

Find resources and get help conducting research in Secondary Education

Structuring Your Paper: Advice and Examples

Writing an Education Research Paper (Boston College) (Brief discussion of typical parts of paper on education topics specifically.)

Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching: Components of a Research Paper (Online tutorial in which the key components of a quality research paper are identified and discussed with videos and examples.)


Citation Formatting Tools

Citation managers are software that keep track of your sources and automatically format your citations in a variety of styles.

  • EndNote Web - free to CSUN students, staff, and faculty; integrates with MS Word and any browser; can export references directly from many databases
  • Zotero - free to anyone; integrates with MS Word and/or Google Docs; must be installed on your own computer

EndNote and macOS Catalina

Apple will be releasing macOS Catalina this fall (2019) which will affect EndNote users. Details about this change are available online from Clarivate Analytics 

APA Style

Learning Resource Center

LRC - Learning Resource Center

Make an appointment with a writing tutor at the Learning Resource Center.

  • 818-677-2033
  • University Library 3rd floor, east wing

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