How do I . . . ? (FAQ)
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- Writing at Carson-Newman
- Research and Documentation Online [MLA, APA, Chicago, CBE]
- Citing Electronic Information in History Papers (University of Memphis)
- Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism: Documentation Guidelines (Duke University) [APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian]
- Electronic Media and URLs (APA)
- General Forms for Electronic Media (APA)
- Reference Examples for Electronic Source Materials (APA)
- Citations in Text of Electronic Material (APA)
- American Sociological Association (ASA)
Find Library Materials
- LibGuides (Subject Guides)
- Find my way around the library?
- Access a subscription database from off-campus?
- Access Reserves?
- Search for books?
- Browse the book collection using the Dewey Decimal System?
- Find out if C-N has a particular journal title?
- Access your patron account, renew books, or place holds?
- Get a book or article through Inter-Library Loan (ILL)?
- Search the library catalog?
- Find ideas for a research paper topic?
- Find background information on a topic?
- Develop a search statement for searching a database?
- Know the difference and uses of keyword vs. subject searching in a database?
- Evaluate web sites?
- Know if a periodical is considered popular or scholarly?
- Search an online database?
- Know the difference between primary and secondary sources?
- View an overview of information literacy as presented in Carson-Newman and the Liberal Arts? (Powerpoint format)
- Unit 1 - An introduction to information literacy
- Unit 2 - Getting started with college research
- Unit 3 - Developing a search statement
- Unit 4 - Finding books in the library catalog
- Unit 5 - Finding articles in a C-N database
- Unit 6 - Using and evaluating Web pages
- View an overview of information literacy as presented in Carson-Newman and the Liberal Arts? (Flash videos with audio)