Access this doc at: https://goo.gl/cYTNdi
Compiled by Jennifer Ferretti, Digital Initiatives Librarian, firstname.lastname@example.org; edited by Kelly Swickard, Resource Description Librarian.
Your professor will tell you what citation style to use. Most databases including the Library Catalog will have a Cite This or Citation button to give you an option of citation styles for you to copy and paste an item’s citation. To check the citation or if a citation button is not provided, use Purdue OWL to help you determine how to cite your item: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html
Find Articles, Images, Video, and More includes databases containing:
MICA Digital Library contains images and PDFs of digitized items from our special collections. These are material that we own and are available for in-library use, including:
Quick List of Where to Find Resources:
Decker Library Catalog - mica.edu/library > Click Search the Catalog
Decker Library Databases mica.edu/library > Click Find Articles, Images, Video & More
(you can search these databases off campus just login with your MICA Credentials)
WorldCat.org - www.worldcat.org
Searches many different libraries on a national level. You might need to request we borrow or request something from another library (interlibrary loan).
Google Scholar - scholar.google.com
Login with your MICA.edu account to find full-text material via the library. Please note that all articles on Google Scholar are not scholarly - anyone can post an article there.
Borrow or Use Other Libraries:
Full-text: The complete article/resource, as opposed to an excerpt or abstract only.
Interlibrary loan: The process in which we (Decker Library) borrow or request material on your behalf. Books and media (DVDs, etc.) can be borrowed from other libraries. Articles can also be ‘borrowed’ from other libraries, but generally arrive scanned via email. More information. Contact: email@example.com.
Borrowing Guide (you can borrow from other libraries in the area like Johns Hopkins and UB or we can borrow for you called Interlibrary Loan ILL)
(Scholarly) Peer-review: Traditionally anonymous ‘experts’ in a given field provide an impartial review of an article, project, idea, etc. Reviewer(s) help the publisher determine if the work should be accepted, accepted with revisions, or rejected. This process does not prevent invalid research from being published.
Consists of 2 parts:
The purpose of a list of sources on a topic with notes attached is to give the reader critical analysis and information about the sources as related to as subject.
Helpful Web page on writing annotated bibliographies:
Chicago Manual Style Rules
From Eastern Nazarene College
Access the full Chicago Manual of Style here
*You will be prompted to log in with your MICA credentials