For our orientation today, we will be looking at this slideshow about the MPC library.
After the slideshow, you will complete this online activity.
Please feel free to sign out any books today!
Here’s what we did last time we met:
We’ll start our lesson with a look at plagiarism and academic honesty, using the tutorial “You Quote It, You Note It”.
We’ll then look at how to cite try out MLA style with this citation overview and exercise.
Test your skills here:Online Citation Test
In addition to the databases listed on the history handout and books that you can access through this site, you may want to explore the primary sources available at these websites:
Pro tip: when you’re searching on the internet for sources, try limiting your search by type “site:edu” after your search term, in order to limit your returns to university websites.