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Research & Writing Help


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

Research Help

Do you need help finding articles or books for your assignment? The librarian can help you with:

  • Identifying and focusing suitable topics for your assignments.
  • Locating articles, books, and other library resources for your assignments.
  • Devising keywords for your searches.
  • Formatting your essays and citing your sources in APA and MLA formats.

Feel free to email the librarian, schedule an appointment with them, or use the "Ask a Librarian" 24/7 live chat here or by using the "Ask a Librarian" pop-out on the right side of any of the library website's pages.

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

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
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