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Academic Search Complete

An article database indexing nearly 11,000 journals and magazines covering a broad range of fields.

Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis Nexis):

Collection of full-text databases especially good for news, legal sources, and business. Included national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources; U.S. Federal and state law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information; all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789; business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.

Opposing ViewPoints:

Database covering social issues which brings together viewpoint articles, conceptual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazine articles, as well as links to more than 1000 reviewed and subject-indexed websited.

Oxford English Dictionary:

Provides definitions of over 500,00 English words from the Middle Ages to the present; traces the usage of words from their first recorded occurrence to the modern period through 2.5 million quotations; offers etymological analysis and detailed listings of varient spellings.

Oxford Reference:

Full text of over 30 dictionaries and encyclopedias covering a variety of subjects.

Literary Reference Center

Compilation of articles, essays, book extracts, etc., on world literature. Types of information sources are biographies, literary criticisms, plot summaries, reference books, full-text classics, periodical articles, poems, classics.

Citing Sources

APA (American Psychological Association) style is commonly used in many areas of the social sciences. There are several copies of the printed guide to APA style in the Reference Collection of the Zanesville Campus Library. You can use these in the library only, but here are several online sources specifically for the APA style that you can access electronically:

APA Style Blog from the American Association of Psychology

Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide

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