Handouts for students

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The following PDF documents are quick reference guides about specific library resources and citation styles. They can be shared electronically or as print handouts. For more in-depth instruction and links to disciplinary resources, visit the CCA Libraries Research Guides.

Research, Online Resources, and Library Use

Avery Index Quick Guide

A one-page handout to using the Avery Index of Architecture Periodicals.

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Art & Architecture Source

A one-page handout to using Art & Architecture Source, our largest full-text article database focused on art and design.

Art and Architecture Source Quick Guide

Literature Resource Center

A one-page handout to using the Literature Resource Center, a reference database with biographical information about authors and full-text access to literary journals.

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Browsing CCA Libraries

A guide to finding books and DVDs by subject in the CCA Libraries, with a map of Meyer Library (Oakland campus) on the reverse.

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Citing Sources

MLA Citations Quick Guide

A one-page handout with example citations in the MLA style (8th edition).

MLA Citations Quick Guide

Chicago Style Citations Quick Guide

Front-and-back handout with example Notes & Bibliography citations in the Chicago Manual of Style format (17th edition).

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Plagiarism & Citation

A one-page handout explaining CCA's academic integrity policy and the use of citation to avoid the appearance of plagiarizing.

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