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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.