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Using the Library

Locating Sources

The library subscribes to a number of databases and other resources that will help as you work on class projects and assignments. You have access to all of these resources from both on and off-campus. To log in to a database from off-campus use your UNA Portal Username and Password. 

 

Evaluating Sources

North Carolina State University Libraries. This video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States license - http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/evaluating-sources/

 

You can also use a tool like the CRAAP Test to evaluate your sources.


If your professor asks you to locate a peer reviewed article, this video will provide an overview of what that means. The best place to locate a peer reviewed article is by using a Library Database.

North Carolina State University Libraries. This video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States license - https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/peerreview/

Citing Sources

Why cite sources and why are there different citations styles?
This video from Purdue Owl explains why we cite sources and why there are different citations styles.

Citing Sources in APA


Citing Sources in Chicago/Turabian Style

Citing Sources in MLA

Using Zotero - Citation Management