This research guide will provide you with helpful tips and library information you can leverage for your MCST capstone projects. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to get help.
Jackie Beckey, your MCST Librarian, is available to meet with you to discuss your capstone projects. Schedule a meeting to get research help at any point during the semester.
You want to collect the best information and sources for your capstone project. Interlibrary loan enables you to access journal articles, books, and many other materials that libraries from around the world own or subscribe to. Take advantage of this! Articles usually arrive within a day. Books often arrive within a few days, although if it is an international loan that will take longer.
Change your ILL status to "Honors/Capstone- Undergrad" in order to unlock special privileges: Go to Change User Information -> Status -> select Honors/Capstone- Undergrad in order to take advantage of the expanded privileges of requesting items from libraries all of the world and purchasing materials, such as dissertations.
Interlibrary Loan Guide: See this guide for extensive information about interlibrary loan policies and procedures.
We recommend that you start by taking a look at the library's comprehensive citation guide, which will provide you with links to citation manuals and information on citation management tools.
Tips to keep in mind as a capstone student:
Still need help? Your librarians are used to working with citation styles, guides, and manuals. Feel free to send us your questions, or set up a meeting.