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Research Tools

Research Tools

(See also the Articles and Research Databases page)

Citation Resources
Purdue Owl (Online Writing Lab-MLA)
Purdue Owl (Online Writing Lab- APA

Columbia College Library Citation Guide
Citation Builder UNC's citation tool

Knight Cite.  Calvin College
Norton write site for APA/MLA documentation
EasyBib Online guide to creating citations
APA-doi and url flowchart
Crossref for APA doi- simple text query
Ready, Set, Cite APA (MJC Tutorial)
Ready, Set, Cite MLA (MJC Tutorial)
APA Style Guide

MLA video tutorials by  Professor Jim Toner

Writing a Paper
Annotated Bibliographies (MLA)
Sample Undergraduate Paper (MLA)
MLA Formatting and Style Guide
Sample Undergranduate Paper (APA)

Copyright Basics

Copyright  and Fair Use FAQ

Federal government films
JointVenture NTIS-1832 , FedFlix

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Thesauruses
Credo Reference
Encyclopedia Britannica
Foreign Language Online Dictionaries
How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement
Macmillian Dictionary
Roget's Thesaurus
Bartleby.com Includes Bartlett's Quotations

Oral History Project   Interviews of Mother Lode residents on local history topics.

Government Resources
Federal legislative information
State of California

Tuolumne County
Calaveras County
Citizen Rims Tuolumne County crime statistics

National Atlas
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection

Calaveras Enterprise
Khan Academy:   a library of over 2,400 educational videos!
The Union Democrat

Search Engines
Google Scholar
Librarians' Internet Index


Federal Statistics
Bureau of Labor Statistics


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