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ELLM5130: Foundations of School Librarianship   Tags: education, school libraries  

A brief guide to finding articles about school library topics and citing them using APA format.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Welcome to the David & Lorraine Cheng Library

Thank you for visiting the Library Research Guide for ELLM5130: Foundations of School Librarianship. This guide will connect you to library resources and services to help you in this course.

Your comments are welcome! Please let me know if this guide meets your needs.


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What this guide contains:

This is a guide to resources for ELLM5130: Foundations of School Librarianship. Here's what you'll find:

Getting Started: Includes tips for identifying a research topic,and developing a research question or thesis statement.

Finding Books and Media about Education: Includes a link to the Online Catalog of the David & Lorraine Cheng Library, as well as links to some books and videos in the Library's collection.

Finding Articles about Education: Includes links to databases of articles about education, tips for searching, and a tutorial about the difference between scholarly and popular resources.

When the Article or Book isn't Available: Links to library services to help you get articles and books that the Library doesn't have, or doesn't have in online format.

Citing in APA format: Links to publications, websites and online tutorials to help you cite correctly in APA 6th edition.

RefWorks: RefWorks is a bibliographic manager that enables you to save citations and create them in correct APA format. This includes directions to create a RefWorks account, import citations and print a reference list.

Writing your Paper: Links to some online sources to help with writing and paraphrasing to avoid plagiarism.


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William Paterson University
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