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Focusing and Developing - Finding Scholarly Articles

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Start with a keyword search which searches book titles, authors, subject headings, book descriptions, etc.

  • Get fancy with AND and OR to broaden or narrow your search.

  • You can search for specific phrases by using quotation marks.

  • An asterisk* will let you search for the root of a word and any variation after the asterisk (educat* = education, educate, educated, educating)

APA Citation

Multiple copies of the APA Manual (7th ed.) are available at the Research Help Desk and in the Book Collection.

Additional instructions are available online:

See the citation guide for more guidance.