English 1500: Composition I/All Instructors

How to Get Started on Research

Logging into Library Databases

Using Academic Search Complete

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Using SIRS Researcher

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How to Choose a Library Database


Citing Your Sources Using APA

APA (American Psychological Association) style is commonly used in many areas of the social sciences. There are several copies of the printed guide to APA style in the Reference Collection of the Zanesville Campus Library. You can use these in the library only, but here are several online sources specifically for the APA style that you can access electronically:

American Psychological Association

APA Style Guide for Electronic Resources

Purdue University (OWL)

APA handout: Citing and Creating References for Books & Journal Articles