Citations Worksheet

Please review the sources linked below and compose both an MLA and an APA citation for each. You can review MLA and APA citation styles using the library’s research guides. 1. A website: The EPA Eliminates a Strong Safeguard Against Industrial Air Pollution MLA:...

How to Use a Book for Research

Find It Before you can use a book, you need to be able to find it in your library’s Online Book Catalog.  Books tend to be broader and more general than articles, so when searching for books, think in terms of subjects rather than specific keywords.  For instance, a...

An Exercise for Discerning Fact from Opinion

JUNE 18, 2018 Distinguishing Between Factual and Opinion Statements in the News The politically aware, digitally savvy and those more trusting of the news media fare better; Republicans and Democrats both influenced by political appeal of statements BY AMY...

Framing the News

BY PEW RESEARCH CENTER: JOURNALISM & MEDIA STAFF Overview A Study of the Project for Excellence in Journalism and Princeton Survey Research Associates What are the narrative techniques journalists use to frame the news? Do some stories contain discernible...

Citing Books with APA and MLA

Sites like EasyBib and CitationMachine have led students to believe that they never need to learn how to cite information on their own, but depending on the internet to cite sources for you is a bad idea. First, you never know when your wi-fi is going to go out;...

What to Do with What You Find

Instructions for Librarians Break students into small groups of 3-5 and give them the handout with instructions. Set the scene by saying, “You did some preliminary research for your paper in the library, and you emailed a bunch of articles from the database to your...

Are these REAL products?

You can find some interesting things on the Internet (and in Canada).  Use research and visual literacy skills to determine which products are real and which are fake.     Ketchup Doritos? Sounds weird to Americans, but quick searches at retail websites,...
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