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  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database more information

    Learn the skills needed to search the Children's Literature Comprehensive Database. When students have completed the tutorial, they will know how to search the database and limit results using modifiers, such as locating award-winning literature. This tutorial requires a JavaScript enabled browser.

  • Biomedical Conference Resources more information

    In North America, there are 1500 (UFI) to 2500 (CEIR) biomedical/healthcare conferences every year. This tutorial covers Locating past or upcoming conferences in a specific biomedical/healthcare field Locating exhibitors, posters and papers from past conferences Keywords: conventions, meetings, conferences, nursing, pharmacy, public health, medicine, health

  • The Literature Review more information

    Comprehensive guide for graduate students in the social sciences on researching and writing literature reviews. Topics covered include locating background information, the components of the literature review, the initial steps of a literature review, critical analysis guidelines and recommended research resources. Keywords: RefWorks, study carrels, dissertations, theses, UA Code of Conduct, Code of Academic Integrity

  • Copyright Guide more information

    Guide to copyright issues including those associated with digital course content, peer-to-peer file sharing, fair use, and academic publishing. Keywords: Fair Use checklists, Copyright office forms, online video, copyright clearing center, coalition for networked information, American Libraries Association, campus policy, Office of Copyright Management & Scholarly Communication, legal materials, fair use of media materials, section 107, copyright statute, fair use, copyright status

  • How to Read Call Numbers more information

    Navigate physical library collections with this guide to reading Library of Congress Call Numbers.  Keywords: LOC, finding books, locating materials, stacks

  • MLA Citation Guide more information

    This guide provides examples of how to cite sources in MLA style across a variety of formats. Provides supplemental resources with additional information and examples. Keywords: citing sources, style guide, documenting sources, American Language Association, formatting

  • Pros and Cons of Contemporary Issues more information

    Guide to locating library materials relevant to assignments dealing with pros and cons of contemporary issues. Recommended materials include specific databases, web sites and book series. Keywords: English composition, research paper, writing assignments, topics, position papers

  • Avoiding Plagiarism more information

    Learn how to avoid plagiarism. Keywords: citing sources, fundamental skill, plagiarism, UA Student Code of Conduct

  • Citation Guide more information

    This guide provides examples of how to use APA, MLA, and Chicago Citation Styles and subject-specific citation styles. Also provides links to popular citation management software. Keywords: EasyBib, Zotero, references, EndNote Web, citing sources, fundamental skill, RefWorks, Landmark's Citation Machine

  • Mergent for BNAD314 more information

    This tutorial will teach the basics of finding companies, industry, and country information in Mergent Online.

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