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Below you will find assistance with Frequently Asked Questions, Writing, Researching, Study Skills, and the Internet. Still can't find what you are looking for? Try the Site Map, an A to Z listing of most everything on this site.
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TUTORIAL! Troy University Libraries Tutorial. This tutorial serves to familiarize you with your Library resources—both the physical and electronic materials provided by TROY as well as the staff and services available to assist you.Click here for an extensive list of frequently and not-so-frequently asked questions.
Documentation guides (citations and references)
What is documentation? What is a style guide? Answers to these and other questions are provided in the Troy University Libraries Tutorial. See Module 8, Writing, Style and Documentation, and Plagiarism.
Citing the World Wide Web in Style includes sections for
Guide to Referencing Mental Measurements Yearbook. (See also the guide to using the MMY, in the Researching Resources section, below.)
American Psychological Association (APA) and Modern Language Association (MLA) handouts from the Troy University Writing Center
Other writing resources
Writing Assistance Troy University Writing Center and other resources.
A Student Guide to Plagiarism helps students understand what plagiarism is and how they can avoid plagiarizing.
A Faculty Guide to Plagiarism is a guide to how faculty can detect plagiarism and how faculty and administrators can help students avoid plagiarizing.
A Guide to Writing Resources Identifying print and online sources to improve writing, grammar, etc.
Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Word helping writers to format college papers according to commonly used style. NEW! JULY, 2011.
Using Quotations and Quotation Marks in College Writing A technical guide, targeted at users of Modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) style. NEW! JULY, 2011.Proofreading a College Paper: Guidelines and Checklist
Evaluating Journals Some information to help you understand the meaning of the terms peer-reviewed, refereed, scholarly and academic when referring to magazines, journals, etc.
Limit by Journal This tutorial demonstrates how to limit searches within a journal database to selected, multiple journal titles.
Creating an RSS feed for a journal (Send the table of contents to your desktop!).
Search Engines Tutorial Learn more about using Internet search engines.
Using Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests in Print. (See also the citation guide in the Writing section, above.)
Tutorials for Databases
Guides to Library resources, arranged by degree/major:
Major/Degree (For your convenience, the following guides are also listed on the Bibliographies page)
- Step-by-step demonstration of selected Business databases (Additional guide for Business/Management)
Counseling and Psychology. Library Presentation.All new, 12, 2011.
- List of Counseling and Psychology Journals Available from Databases (Supplemental guide for counseling and psychology)
- Step-by-step demonstration of selected Education databases (Additional guide for education)
- List of Education Journals Available from Databases (Supplemental guide for education)
- Library of Congress classification for History (Supplemental guide for users desiring to search the Library Catalog by call number [as detailed in the presentation, above])
Nursing. Library Presentation. New for 2010!
Productive Study Techniques: Learning How to Learn by Dr. Lamon H. Small
Last Updated: 07/17/2012