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  • 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

  • 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

  • Finding Dissertations and Theses more information

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

  • Selecting the Best Resources for Your Topic more information

    This interactive, self-paced tutorial guides students through evaluating article abstracts and citations in order to determine their usefulness for a research topic. Covers areas to consider such as audience, point of view, and relevancy. Includes self-assessment exercises with instant feedback. Keywords: articles, references, research strategy, citation chaining, evaluating citations, related research

  • Finding Library Materials more information

    Learn to find different types of materials, including how to search the catalog and locate maps, newspapers, magazines, journals, books, articles, textbooks, government documents, technical reports, audio/ visuals, and dissertations/ theses. Keywords: fundamental skill, OPAC, locating library resources