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Article Databases and Indexes
Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes
General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles
This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
Large, multidisciplinary index provides full text for scholarly (peer reviewed) publications, magazines and newspapers.
LLBA covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.
Catalogs and Bibliographies
Search for books, conference proceedings, journals, maps, videos, and other items in our collection.
General Reference Sources
Open Access Resources
Societies, Agencies, and Organizations
Official Agency & Organization Websites
Provides access to thousands of files in the resource library, dozens of scholarly conference, bibliographic indexes to professional literature in communication and to the ComAbstracts database.
Trade & Professional Associations
Style Manuals and Writing Guides
RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).
Free web-based bibliographic citation software developed for Firefox browsers that is useful for organizing your research sources, creating bibliographies and sharing sources with others. Zotero will capture bibliographic information and links to documents found on websites or library databases. See the brief tutorials for Getting Started.
The American Management Association's syle guide for business writers.
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition) is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, educators, and professionals in psychology, sociology, business, economics, nursing, social work, and justice administration.
This popular book is an indispensable and entertaining guide for writers, proofreaders, editors, managers, clerical staff, teachers, and students. Use this site to find the answers to your questions concerning proper English grammar and punctuation.
Guide prepared by the Internet Public Library. Includes both Internet links and print resources.
The shape and form of research writing -- Writing a PhD thesis -- The nature of research writing -- Purpose, planning and presentation -- Feminist approaches -- Interpretive research: weaving a phenomenological text -- Life history: the integrity of her voice -- Writing critical research -- Postmodern and poststructuralist approaches -- Positivist-analytic approach to research -- Key relationships for writers -- Ties that bind: ethical and legal issues for writers.