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Student Achievement Centers: Writing Help

Librarians to the Rescue


Book a Librarian


Do you need help getting started with your paper?  Are you unsure of the research process and where to find reliable sources?  Not quite certain how to cite sources?  If so, our Madison College librarians are here to help you 7-days a week during spring and fall semester. They are highly trained to help you with:

  • finding a suitable topic and getting started
  • searching library and educational databases
  • locating reliable resources and information to use for your research
  • identifying tools to help you with grammar and spelling
  • citing your resources  accurately
  • using Microsoft Word and other software to format your paper

Helpful Ebooks

Help With Punctuation

Provided by Madison College Libraries from The Columbia Encyclopedia (CREDO Reference)

Digital Backpack Workshops

From the Experts!

Find reliable resources.
Learn how to format papers.
Properly cite your sources.

Citation Help

citation dissected into parts

Plagiarism in 2 minutes and 32 seconds

Click play and then on Full Screen icon in lower right corner for best viewing.  This video is provided by the Madison College Libraries and Common Craft videos.

Library Online Resources

Additional Online Support

Intensive Writing Lab Online

brainfuse online tutoring

Madison College Writing Center

Madison College Writing Center tutors are available.  Meet in a live remote session or by submitting your writing to them.  Learn more about their hours and services at Writing Center.