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  • 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

  • Library Research Help for History Majors more information

    A page of tutorials, guides, and assignments that support the research needs of History Majors. Resources are organized by topics and include key concepts such as resource type evaluation, beginning steps of the research process, accessing library databases, citing, and accessing additional library resources of importance for historical research. Keywords: beginning research, academic integrity, catalog basics

  • 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

  • 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 formatting and submission guides for UA dissertations and theses, and links to popular citation management software. Keywords: citing sources, fundamental skill, RefWorks, references, EndNote Web, Zotero, EasyBib, Landmark's Citation Machine

  • Finding Dissertations and Theses more information

    Learn how to find and access UA and non-UA dissertations. Keywords: interlibrary loan, ProQuest, UMI Dissertation Express

  • Evaluating Information on the Web more information

    Guide to spotting inaccurate information on the internet and a list of criteria to look for before using internet resources for assignments. Keywords: fundamental skill, evaluation, source assessment, source reliability, authoritative sources, internet research, objectivity, currency, coverage, website quality||internet research, online resources

  • Finding Films, Videos, and DVDs more information

    Learn how to find videos in the library, including various physical formats as well as streaming video databases. Keywords: media, UA Library Catalog, OPAC, audio visual, AV Materials, VHS, streaming video, movies, limit search, refine search results, foreign language films

  • Finding Maps more information

    Guide to finding maps by searching, browsing, and limiting by format in the UA Library Catalog. Includes links to more information about geospatial data, GIS and searching for specific types of map resources. Keywords: limit search, refine search results, maps, GIS, topographic, geospatial data, aerial photographs, aeronautical charts

  • APA Citation Guide more information

    Learn how to cite in APA style. Keywords: citing sources, American Psychological Association, style guide

  • Avoiding Plagiarism more information

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

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