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Finding Books on Your Topic
You'll need to locate some books about your individual or event. This library catalog will help you. Remember to get started early, because you may have to InterLibrary Loan some titles and that takes time (5 - 10 business days).
Search library catalogs throughout the state of Michigan.
Finding Biographical Information
Finding Articles on Your Event or Individual
Not all of these databases contain full text articles. But don't despair! If the article you want isn't full text in the database you're searching, just look for a link that says "360 Link" or "Click for full text" or "Check for fulltext." If the article is available in another database, that link will find it.
Humanities Abstracts (MeL)
Covers diverse subject areas of the humanities, including feature articles, reviews, original works of fiction (including dramas and poems), etc.
Complete full text archives of many core scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences and social sciences.
Full text of peer reviewed scholarly journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences and mathematics.
Use any of these links to create citations in a particular format. Be sure to choose the proper style (MLA, APA, etc) and material type (electronic journal, website, book, etc). CAUTION: YOU are responsible for ensuring that your citations are formatted correctly. These tools will help you, but are not perfect!
An online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College. Register for free to store citations for different projects and create bibliographies.
Helps you manage, store, share and generate citations and bibliographies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 616-632-2137 for help managing, setting up an account or if you're asked for an access code.
a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives in your Firefox browser itself and allows for collaboration.
A free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
Plagiarism and other forms of academic dishonesty are taken very seriously at Aquinas College.
If you have any questions about what academic integrity and plagiarism are, check out the tutorials (they're short -- and, actually, fun!) below: