LIBRARY INSTRUCTIONProf. JacksonYou may call me Nicholas…Prof. Jackson is my father.
Goals for the Class Finding relevant and Create and develop authoritative sources a works cited page. through the Library’s Using MS Word to website on you’re topic: begin a draft of a “Researching a controversial work cited page. social issue and writing a proposal for social change” Thou shall not Google or use Wikipedia!
Thinking about your topic Same Sex Marriage Universal Healthcare TSA: Security vs. Liberty
Find Articles/Electronic Resources Databases: Social Issues: Points of View Issues and Controversies CQ Researcher General: Please make sure to click Full Text Academic Search Premier ProQuest Research Library
Searching the Database Subject terms or Keywords Boolean Logic And / Or / Not Example: And/Or/Not Idea Idea Idea Idea C B A D
E-mailing Articles & Citations When you find an article you even think you want or like, email to yourself. Click on Email Choose the Citation Format/MLA Enter your Email and enter a subject Click Send Open you’re e-mail, whether it is Gmail, Yahoo, Bergen, etc and make sure it is in you’re inbox (check the spam folder if the article does not show up in the inbox)
Copying & Pasting Citation Pasting the Citation into MS WordFinding the Citation Click on Print Before pasting you’re citation, Click on Citation Format set the correct setting for you’re work cited page Choose MLA Move “Hanging Indent” a Click on Print Half an Inch Click Cancel Change the font to Times Under Reference List you will New Roman see the citation. Highlight and Change the font to 12p copy said citation Change the margins to double-spaced
Find Books/Reserves/Media Searching by your social issue You will find Books, E-Books, DVDs, and Books on CD Example: Searching by Subject: Healthcare: Social medicine – United States Security or Liberty Gay Marriage: Same-Sex Marriage Or try Searching by Keyword
GIVE CREDIT & DO NOT PLAGIARIZE Citing Your Sources… Click on Citation Guides from the Library’s Home Page. You will see links for how to cite In-Text, how to cite Work Cited, and a Sample Paper cited in MLA style. Other Citation Tools: Such as EasyBib, Citation Machine, etc
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