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ENGL 150 - Nickles
Facts on File - Click into Issues and Controversies
Click on "MORE" in the information about the Presidential Race for research.Access World News - NewsBank Special Reports
Click on Other NewsBank Products in top right and select "Special Reports."CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher highlights issues of national importance in full-length reports.FLITE Guide to Elections (Michigan & US 2012)
Use this Guide to the Michigan Elections recently completed by FLITE librarians.
Newspapers write extensively about current issues. Check out this database and specify newspapers in particular areas:
To find journal articles on a particular topic, use one or more of the databases available on the FLITE Web site. These databases provide indexing to thousands of journal titles.
Large full-text database with over 50 million articles covering a wide variety of subjects with articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. Always the best place to start.
For books and documents in the circulating collection (Main Stacks), use the Online Catalog. Search either using keyword or subject.
Use MelCat to look up books in other Michigan Libraries. MelCat items will be delivered to the circulation desk and you will receive an Email when the items arrive. If materials you need aren't available via MelCat try Inter-Library Loan.
Are all websites created equal?
You are welcome to use this guide to help evaluate websites, but for this course you should use websites reached over through the library databases.
Citation Style Guide: APA (PDF)
An online version of FLITE's APA Quick Reference handout, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Citations - a FLITE guide
A guide to understanding citations, and a link to different online citation management tools that can help you input your sources and create your bibliographies.
Plagiarism tutorials and self-help guides, plus a link to step-by-step citation assistance.
Librarians are available to help answer research questions and provide other library assistance. You can find librarians at the Oval Information Desk located on the First Floor of FLITE, by phone at 231-591-3602, by email (netref at (@) ferris.edu), or via chat http://www.ferris.edu/library/reference/helppagechat.html.
Or, you can make an appointment for a research consultation with a librarian - one-on-one personal library help for any course.
Contact: Kristy Motz/ Email / Phone: 231-591-3625 / Office: FLITE 140H
Updated by Kristy Motz: October 19, 2012. Originally created by Mari Kermit-Canfield: November 1, 2010