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- Academic Search Complete: Tip: Click “Choose Databases” to add in Business Source Complete, & others relevant to your topic. You can also limit to Scholarly/Peer Reviewed publications.
- Computers & Applied Sciences Complete – Try this if you *only* want articles from computer science journals.
- ACM Digital Library – The portal for journals published by the Association for Computing Machinery. These articles tend to be highly technical and/or scholarly.
Many of the library databases will generate a citation for you automatically, but they aren’t always correct! Some common errors include all capital letters for the author’s name or source title, and incorrect spacing. Use these websites below for good examples of MLA Style, plus help with citing the tough sources.
EasyBib – Create MLA style citations by entering a book’s ISBN, or a website URL
BibMe.org – Another free citation tool
Purdue University Online Writing Lab – MLA style help
How do I Cite Resources? – links to helpful citation info from the Rentschler Library Website.
Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism – Academic integrity information, direct quotes, paraphrasing and when not to cite.
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