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On this page are guides to using the Library's catalogs, library and Internet research strategies, and citing your sources. There are also screencast tutorials available on similar subjects. For lists of resources and specialized guides, choose your discipline from among our libraries and collections. Links to guides for specific article databases can be found via the Electronic Resources website.

Library Catalogs


Getting Started with ebrary

Citation Styles, Style Guides, and Avoiding Plagiarism:

AMA Manual of Style [Manual - UCB only]

APA Style Guide 6th edition (Purdue University)

MLA Style Guide 7th edition (Purdue University)

Chicago Manual Style Guide 16th edition (Purdue University) [Manual - UCB only]

How to Cite Film, Video, and Online Media (adapted from MLA style)

Citation Management Tools

Finding Information on the Internet

Evaluating Resources

Evaluating Web Pages

Primary Sources
Subject Guides (choose from the list of Libraries and Collections A-Z)
Course Research Guides
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