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Subject guides

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Subject area contacts

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Our subject specialists can help if you need focused help with research assignments


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Citation guides & resources

These resources explain the hows and whys of citing sources in your academic work



Citation management

Citation management software allows you to save and organize items found via searching the library's databases. It also can be used to create reference lists and citations for papers.



Research assistant training

Research Assistant (RA) training helps individuals hired as research assistants by Mount Royal University faculty conduct better scholarly research and assists them in the identification and retrieval of materials and resources.



Scholarly Publishing

With active stewardship by academic librarians and libraries, scholarly publishing has expanded to include education, advocacy, services, and systems that support researchers and authors with their scholarly dissemination.



Open access

A publishing model that provides an alternative to the traditional scholarly publishing model. There are different ways that open access can manifest, but for an initiative to be considered open access it must be free of price barriers such as paywalls, subscription costs to end users, or other charges/fees to access materials.



Research data management

Good data management practices help ensure that research data is preserved for follow-up, replication, or further study.