Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule an appointment?

You have several options:
1) use our online scheduler,

2) stop by, and we'll do our best to assist you, or

3) email us at apheatwole@smcm.edu for assistance or additional availability. 

E-mailing or stopping by are the best options if you can't make any of the posted hours.

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Sam Cameron

Major: History

Minor: Educational Studies

 

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Research and Citation

Cats awaiting assistance with research and citation.If you want to write something, you need to learn something; and that usually involves research. Research not only helps you find information to test your assumptions and support your theses, but it also helps you find questions worth asking in the first place.

The librarians are your gurus on the research process, but here are some resources to help you with questions about finding and citing the ideas and arguments you need.

Citing Sources

Links

Tips about maximizing the impact of your writing, as well as on becoming an efficient reader. Especially helpful if you are examining a text in your writing.

A collection of all the online references under the sun. That's not even much of an exaggeration.

Published works available online, from Art History to Philosophy to Computer Science. Sorted by subject.

 

Writing isn't an exact science. It is more like chasing a butterfly you're not sure you want to catch.