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Navigating the Library Website

Need help with MLA-style formatting?

This tutorial will help you learn the basics of MLA formatting style or check out these websites:

1) EasyBib

www.easybib.com

2) Purdue Online Writing Lab

http://owl.english.purdue.edu

3) Bucks Tutoring Center

Logging on to Library Databases from Home

 

Select a database for your research. You will be prompted to type your school username and password. Use the one you use to log onto the campus computers. Help is a click away if you run into problems.

Click here for instructions.

Databases

 

EBSCOhost

Full-text journal articles and indexes. Search the default database, Academic Search Premier and MasterFile Premier.

 

Statistical Websites

 

 

 

 

Mobility

Newspapers


*Use statistics from reliable peer-reviewed sources. Popular magazines often only target their audience, such as mostly males or mostly females, depending on the type of magazine.


Using Google to search a website:

:site census.gov

Ex: work at home :site census.gov

Evaluating Websites

Finding reliable, unbiased information on the free Web can be tough and VERY time consuming! Apply this test (C.R.A.A.P.) to evaluate the websites you find on Google and other search engines. There are faster ways to get to quality information.