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Research & Writing Help


Get help with finding and citing resources for your research assignments.

Research Help

The librarian can help you:

  • Identify suitable research topics for your assignments.
  • Find articles, books, and other library resources for your assignments.
  • Format your essays and cite your sources in APA and MLA styles.

Contact the Librarian:

Research Guides

Hennepin Tech's Research Guides gather links to resources for specific subject areas, programs, classes, and assignments. Visit Hennepin Tech's Research Guide page to find a guide for your program, class, or assignment.

Writing & Citing Help

Writing Help

The Hennepin Tech Tutoring Centers are the best places on campus to get writing help. Their staff can provide advice, help, and resources on your writing assignments.

APA & MLA Citation Guides

The following APA and MLA Citation Style Guides can help you format your essays and cite your sources using APA or MLA Styles:

Tutorials & Videos

HTC Library Orientation (Fall 2023)

In the HTC Library Orientation you will learn about:

  • The HTC Library's hours for this semester (00:34).
  • The Library's Spaces & Technology available for students (00:58).
  • The types of physical and online resources the library has to support your programs (2:24).
  • How to access resources on the library's website (4:01).
  • How you can get help finding resources for your assignments (7:23).

Research Help Videos

The Library's Research Help: Getting Started page has many videos to help you through each step of the research process, including how to use Hennepin Tech specific research tools. These videos and guides are listed below:

Part 2: Creating a Search Strategy

Part 3: Searching Databases for Books and Articles

Part 5: APA and MLA Formatting

Using Library OneSearch

Library OneSearch is a search tool that allows you to search nearly all of the Hennepin Tech library content with one search box. You can find this OneSearch search box front and center on the library website.

For detailed information on how to use Library OneSearch, please visit our guide or watch the videos:

Academic Help Videos (i.e. Math, English, Science, etc.)

  • provides over 28,000 videos and tutorials on hundreds of different academic subjects.
  • Khan Academy provides thousands of videos and step-by-step problems on math, science, economics, humanities, and computer science topics

Technology Help Videos

Contact Information

Brooklyn Park Phone: 763-488-2929
Eden Prairie Phone: 952-995-1534



Brooklyn Park
Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Eden Prairie
Monday to Thursday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
8:00am to 4:00pm