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Library Help Pages

Course guides
Developed for specific classes. Lists reference sources, books, databases, journals, etc. that contain class related research information.
Power Search QuickSearch
Search multiple databases in your field at one time.
Power Search Subject Categories
Developed for specific study areas at WTAMU. Lists databases and other sources that contain subject related research information.
Tutorials
Detailed information on library related terms and research aids.
Citing sources with APA, MLA, etc.
Links to Web pages that demonstrate APA, MLA, Turabian, and Chicago Manual of Style methods for citing sources and formatting research papers.
Research process
Describes the steps to successfully complete a research paper.
Evaluating your sources
Describes major criteria to use in evaluating the reliability of a book, article, Web page, or other expert source.
What's a scholarly source?
Describes the differences between magazines and journals (scholarly sources).
Ask A Librarian
Describes all the ways to contact a librarian to get help.
Finding government documents
Information on locating United States and Texas Documents.
Finding journals, magazines, and newspapers
Information on locating specific journals, or journals that cover specific subjects.
Start finding articles
Lists the most frequently used databases, and identifies when to use databases for research purposes.
Searching the catalog
Detailed assistance with searching the Cornette Library online catalog.
Reference tools
Online ready reference sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, directories, etc.
Recommended Web Sites
Quality, reliable websites on a wide variety of topics.

Other WTAMU Sites

Tutoring
Tutoring services offered by WTAMU Student Support Services.
WTAMU Writing Center
Online and in-person assistance with writing and research.