You will be able to create a resource list
using the online catalog. In addition you will be able to request
books about your topic from other campuses. Reminder...You are
required to use 2 books as sources. If you need help contact
The K-12 Databases and World Book
Online are great resources for this project. Your research folder will
have the username and password you will need to access these databases.
Other websites are available by opening the Online Catalog.
Enter your topic, click subject.
Then click the "Website" tab.
Choosing Reliable Web
The last three letters of a URL
tell what kind of Web site it is. A good researcher will use these types
of sites for research purposes:
.gov sites are hosted by the
.edu sites are hosted by schools
.org sites are organizations,
mainly not-for-profit organizations. Museums and libraries usually end in
BEWARE of addresses with a tilde(~).
That means that though it is a part of the initial site address, it was not
created, published, or maintained by the initial site.
BEWARE of a web site ending in .com.
These sites often have a commercial purpose.
The APA Wizard is designed to
help you create a citation. It will take you through the steps for the most
common types of cited works providing you with assistance on how to input
specific information. As long as you enter the information correctly.