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Use the subscription databases available from the library's Web site to locate articles. The following are the databases that will be most relevant:
*Click here to access a guide on using Communication and Mass Media Complete.
If you have a citation and need to see if FLITE owns the article in any format, click on the Find It link under each citation.
If you've determined that Ferris does not own the journals which contain articles indexed in CMMC or PsycINFO, request the article as an InterLibrary Loan. Generally, InterLibrary Loans take about 5-10 business days to arrive.
For information on accessing databases from off-campus, click here.
Whenever you are quoting or using information from a source, you must credit or cite that source. Failure to do so is plagiarism which can lead to expulsion from the University. APA and MLA are two formats for citation. The following links provide information on how to use either APA or MLA.
Citation Style Guide: APA (PDF)
An online version of an APA Quick Reference handout which provides the citation style for several basic types of sources, requires Adoboe Acrobat Reader.
APA List of References
More examples of how cite different types of sources using the APA format.
Contact: Paul Kammerdiner / Email / Phone: 231-591-3037 / Office: FLITE 331
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Last update: January 27, 2009