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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.

  • Limiting a Search for Special Collections Materials more information

    This document shows you the steps for limiting a search to items including manuscripts and photographs held in Special Collections. Keywords: special collections, archives, rare books, photography, manuscript, photographs

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chicago Manual of Style Guide more information

    This guide provides examples of how to use Chicago Citation Style across a variety of formats. Provides links to outside resources with further information and examples. Keywords: citing, Chicago, Turabian, references

  • 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

  • APA Citation Guide more information

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

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