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For a comprehensive list of the databases available to you through the library see Databases A-Z
For resources by subject area see Falvey's Subject Guides page.
These resources are especially useful if you find yourself searching for things on sites not accessed through the library.
The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison
A guide to understanding and evaluating the difference between scholarly and non-scholarly resources
Is it Scholarly? Tips for critically evaluating your information resources.
Harvard Guide to Using Sources: What Constitutes Plagiarism? Under the section labeled as online tutorials there are tutorials you can take to help you better understand academic integrity and how to avoid plagiarism.
Saunders, George. “My Writing Education: A Time Line.” The New Yorker, Oct. 2015. www.newyorker.com, https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/my-writing-education-a-timeline.
Organizing Your SourcesRefWorks
Never type a bibliography again! RefWorks will help you easily gather, manage, and store bibliographic citations for all types of information, as well as generate footnotes and bibliographies.
Click HERE to view a step-by-step tutorial on how to set up a RefWorks account.
Zotero is a free, open source citation tool developed by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for New Media at George Mason University. It’s been funded by the Mellon and Sloan foundations, as well as the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
HERE you can find detailed information about what Zotero is and what it can do for you.
Start using Zotero HERE