Research Help & Guides

Library tools that provide APA Formatted References List entries for individual journal articles: Search Library Resources (Main Search Box on library homepage) EBSCOHost Databases - click an article title and then the  "Cite" feature from a "full record... more
Overview of formatting a CSU Stanislaus Master's Thesis / Project or Doctoral Dissertation This is a copy of the original Thesis/Project/Dissertation Formatting Presentation (PDF)
If you have a citation to a specific article that you want to access (e.g. from your textbook, another reading, and/or an article database), you can use the following tools to see how the Library provides access to that article: A) Search Library Resources   Go to the Library home... more
Materials not available in the library's online or print collections can often be requested via Interlibrary Loan. There is no charge to CSU Stanislaus users for this service and books are usually available to be picked up in the University Library 4-7 working days after an Interlibray Loan... more
A Print/microfilm holdings link indicates a hard copy of the article should be shelved in the University Library.   To access the article, visit the Library and retrieve the item from the shelf. Users who are primarily at the Stockton Center (and do not wish to visit... more
Determine the vocabulary to use for your search.
Learn to interpret the search results.
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Dissertations are usually detailed, book-length studies of 100 pages or more written for a Ph.D. degree. Dissertations classified as "Science and Eningeering" are not includeded in the Library's ProQuest Dissertations online service.   Requesting a Science Dissertation... more


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