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Welcome to the Western Libraries How-To Guides page! These guides are designed to give you practical tips on using many popular library resources.

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Alternate Text Resources for WWU Students
by Rebecca Marrall - Last Updated May 2, 2013
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 11, 2013
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 Mar 27, 2014
Quick guides to the most commonly used citation styles with links to examples of subject specific styles.
14,091 views this year
Copyright Practice
by Gabe Gossett, Rob Lopresti - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Western Libraries' recommendations for practices concerning copyright issues.
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Dissertations & Theses
by Martha Mautino - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
This guide will help you locate dissertations and theses from Western Washington University and beyond.
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Finding Folktales at Western Libraries
by Martha Mautino - Last Updated Jan 30, 2014
A guide to locating folktales in the Children's Literature Interdisciplinary Collection (CLIC) and elsewhere in the library
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How to Find Archaeological Site Reports
by Julene Sodt - Last Updated Jul 3, 2013
Locate archaeological site reports from books, government documents, articles, and the Web.
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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 Feb 18, 2014
A listing of the main Library of Congress call number letters and their general subject area assignments.
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Literature Reviews
by Julene Sodt - Last Updated Jul 3, 2013
How to locate literature reviews.
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Locating Tests and Measures
by Julene Sodt - Last Updated Jan 24, 2014
How to locate specific tests, measurements, and scales used in research or professional practice and information about those tools.
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Mediamark Reporter
by Elizabeth Stephan - Last Updated Jan 16, 2014
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Researching Property and Building History
by Heritage Resources - Last Updated Dec 19, 2012
Resources for researching the history of property and buildings in and around Whatcom County, Washington.
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Zotero Research Management Software
by Ryer Banta, Gabe Gossett, Rozlind Koester, Rebecca Marrall, Peter Smith, Elizabeth Stephan - Last Updated Apr 21, 2014
Collect research resources, organize them, and export citations. Plus other cool stuff.
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