Check out UNLV Library's Quick Search!
How Quick Search is similar to Google
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As you are searching the databases for scholarly articles--try a variety of keywords and synonyms. Below are a few examples:
Examples for second assignment--family problems such as:
What is Google Scholar?
Google Scholar searches for scholarly materials such as peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from broad areas of research. Google Scholar searches a variety of undisclosed academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. The full text of many items is freely available online, although in some instances abstracts with links to pay-per-view document delivery services are displayed.
Handout covering the basics of APA style - 7th Edition.
PPT (updated for 7th Edition), including potentially tricky examples such as book chapters and secondary citations.
From APA, color-coded explanation of journal, book, and book chapter references (pdf).
Side by side comparison of the two editions, created by a librarian at East Carolina University.
This is a dependable site for APA questions. Look for their Sample Paper, too.
From APA: Detailed instructions and examples from the 7th edition
Provides a DOI for an article citation when one is available.
Explains when to give credit to another person for their intellectual work (and how to do it correctly). Look for the "Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing" section on the left for examples of each.
Resources for APA 6th Edition (Old Edition as of 2020):
Samantha's handout covering the basics of APA style - 6th Edition. Use only if your instructor says to still use the older edition!
RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic software package that enables you to:
A literature review asks: What do we know - or not know - about this particular issue/ topic/ subject?
How well you answer this question depends upon: