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Does your homework make you want to scream, cry, and tear your hair out? We know the feeling. Here's some resources to keep your hair on your head and help you succeed with those tough assignments.
- Use the Research Project Calculator to set deadlines for yourself and divide your project into smaller goals.
- Learn about plagiarism, or stealing other people's words, and how you can avoid it by clicking here.
- Build your bibliography as you do your research to keep your sources organized. Here's two citation tools that you can use: EasyBib or Citation Machine
SWAMP Homework Center at Rondo Library
The SWAMP, the School Work And Mentoring Place, is a safe and comfortable space at the Rondo Library where all students can drop in and work on their homework by themselves or with the help of volunteer tutors. This homework center has comfy furniture, Wi-Fi, computers with internet access, printers, reference books, and school supplies available for students to use.
The SWAMP is open:
- Monday - Thursday: 4-7 p.m.
- Sunday: 1-4 p.m.
St. Paul Public Library has 4 other homework centers; Click here for locations and hours.
Homework Rescue Online Tutoring
Homework Rescue is a free service provided through the St. Paul Public Library. They offer online help in homework, learning academic skills, and assistance in writing term papers. One-to-one homework help from online tutors is available every day, 1-11 p.m. Other services on the site are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All you need is a St. Paul Public library card! Click here to get started.
AskMN: The Librarian is In
AskMN is a online chat service that lets you talk with a Minnesotan librarian 24/7! These librarians are the ones to talk to if you're having trouble doing research, searching the internet, or finding answers to specific questions. AskMN does not provide tutoring. Click here to get started.