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Alternate Text Resources for WWU Students
by Rebecca Marrall - Last Updated May 16, 2014
This guide is designed for students who require alternate text for their classes, and to demonstrate where students can retrieve these texts.
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APA Workshop
by Gabe Gossett, Julene Sodt - Last Updated Oct 31, 2014
This page is for APA workshops, both online and face-to-face.
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Citation Quick Guides and Style Manuals
by Julene Sodt - Last Updated May 31, 2015
Quick guides to the most commonly used citation styles with links to examples of subject specific styles.
29,637 views this year
Copyright Practice
by Gabe Gossett, Rob Lopresti, Jenny Oleen - Last Updated Jul 27, 2015
Western Libraries' recommendations for practices concerning copyright issues.
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Dissertations & Theses
by Martha Mautino, Jenny Oleen - Last Updated May 23, 2014
This guide will help you locate dissertations and theses from Western Washington University and beyond.
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How to Find Archaeological Site Reports
by Julene Sodt - Last Updated Feb 8, 2015
Locate archaeological site reports from books, government documents, articles, and the Web.
338 views this year
HRAF (Human Relations Area File)
by Martha Mautino - Last Updated Oct 24, 2012
Information and detailed instructions for using the HRAF collection.
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Library of Congress Classification System, an Outline
by Julene Sodt - Last Updated Mar 24, 2015
A listing of the main Library of Congress call number letters and their general subject area assignments.
1,153 views this year
Literature Reviews
by Julene Sodt - Last Updated May 11, 2015
How to locate literature reviews.
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Mediamark Reporter
by Elizabeth Stephan - Last Updated Jan 16, 2014
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Property and Building History: Research Methods & Resources
by Heritage Resources - Last Updated Jun 8, 2015
Resources for researching the history of property and buildings in and around Whatcom County, Washington.
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Tests and Measures: How to Locate
by Julene Sodt - Last Updated Mar 18, 2015
How to locate specific tests, measurements, and scales used in research or professional practice and information about those tools.
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Welcome to OneSearch!
by Rebecca Marrall - Last Updated Jun 15, 2015
This guide provides an overview of search tips, known issues, and much more with regards to OneSearch, Western Libraries catalog and discovery platform.
4,170 views this year
Zotero Research Management Software
by Gabe Gossett, Rebecca Marrall, Peter Smith, Elizabeth Stephan - Last Updated Apr 6, 2015
Collect research resources, organize them, and export citations. Plus other cool stuff.
460 views this year

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