Writing papers / Electronic References / Study Strategies / Database Searches /

Writing Papers

       Research Papers:  Info about the paper, searching, and APA style

        Abbreviated APA guide - one page crib sheet covering most common questions

        Abbreviated APA guide to statistics in text, tables and figures

        How to Avoid Plagiarism:  Crediting authors

        The Honor system:

   APA Style from APA::

          APA Style - Electronic References

          APA Style tips: Removing bias in language; Electronic media; Authorship

          APA Style tips - Frequently asked Questions
APA Style guides, 5th Edition (current), and templates from other sources:

                   Purdue University - includes Powerpoint of APA style basics

                   M. Plonsky, U Wisconsin - Very well detailed

   List of several resources for APA style

Study Strategies

         How to study - links to lots of study skills guides, with descriptions - good site!

         Your textbook web site - flashcards and review questions

         Studying for exams (UK site) - amusing, useful information

Database  Searches 

On-campus access:  
Cambridge Scientific (CSA)- PsychInfo, Psychology databases, Social Sciences Indexes

ISI Web of Science - natural science and social science

Academic Search (EBSCO Research Databases:  Academic Search Premier, Women's Studies International, Multiple Databases)   

Other database searches - Science (Annual Review, Biology Digest, Science Direct, etc.)

Medline searches [how to search other databases + Medline search specifics]; link to Medline (Bio & Medical Sciences)

Applied Social Sciences Indexes and Abstracts - Includes some health information

On or off-campus access:

APA journals by subject - Many have samples of free articles

Online journals - Extensive list (linked), many with online articles

Resources Finder for Torture Victims, Asylum-Seekers, & Refugees



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