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 FIND AN ARTICLE: SEARCH THE LIBRARY’S DATABASES

This  database provides coverage over a wide range of interdisciplinary topics. 

Academic Search Complete: An interdisciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 14,000 journals, including more than 10,000 peer-reviewed titles.

 FIND A BOOK: ONLINE OR IN THE LIBRARY

If you can't go the library's stacks, check out our collection of online reference books:

  • Credo Reference Online: Access to more than 600 reference books, including general and specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries for overviews on topics. If you can visit the library, it's easy to browse our collection because we organize books by their subjects:
Organizing Books By Subject
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Mathematics QA 
   

 FIND A WEBSITE: USE INTERNET RESOURCES WISELY

Although these websites are likely to be accurate, you should still evaluate information found on the Internet.

Kahn Academy: Learn math through interactive activities, assessments and videos.

Math.com: Basic math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus tutorials and practice sets

The Math Forum: Get help with college-level math from the Math Forum at Drexel University.

 CITATION GUIDES: CREATE A BIBLIOGRAPHY

Whether you use websites, electronic journals, reference books, or print resources, you will need a bibliography. Here's some information on how to cite your sources:

  • Avoid inadvertent plagiarism: It's possible to copy from a source and not even know that you've done anything wrong.
  • KnightCite: This great site formats the bibliographic entry for you, and you can select the appropriate style (MLA, APA, Chicago).
  • Guide to the MLA style: MLA style  generally is used for papers written in the humanities.
  • Guide for the APA style: APA style generally is used for papers written in the social sciences, especially psychology.

FIND MORE HELP: USE COLLEGE RESOURCES

Don't hesitate to talk to a librarian, a tutor, or your instructor when conducting research. Make the most of these resources!

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