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How do a cite my paper in Chicago (Turabian), MLA, APA, or other style? How do I format my paper? How do I get help writing or editing my assignments?

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The best resource for all of the above is probably the University Writing Center on the library's lower level, located just behind the DVDs. They can assist you with any type of writing at any stage in the research process.

From their homepage:

The University Writing Center (UWC) offers free services to students, faculty, and staff of Appalachian State University and the Boone community. Anyone who would like to discuss a piece of writing with an informed, sensitive reader is welcome. We are here to work with writers on a wide variety of projects: papers for academic courses; masters and senior thesis chapters; personal essays for job, graduate school, and law school applications; creative writing projects; grant or project proposals; and course syllabi. We work with writers at any stage of the writing process, from inventing topics to editing at the sentence-level.

In addition to one-on-one help, the UWC can help you through a instant messaging chat service on their homepage. They also offer online consultations for Distance Education students. If the UWC is closed, you can access their helpful handouts on a variety of writing topics here.
The library also has a research guide on citation guidelines here:
You can find this from our homepage by clicking on 'Get Help' at the top, and then 'Cite Sources' to the right.

Last but not least, the Purdue Online Writing Owl is an exhaustive and readable resource on writing topics. Access it here.