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Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Purdue OWL has great quick guides to formatting citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles, as well as tips on effective writing.
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Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Rosario, Argentina (July 2011). Source: Lisa Gardinier.
HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index
HAPI contains citations to articles published since 1970 in more than 500 scholarly journals treating Latin American or U.S. Hispanic topics. Coverage includes Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, German and Italian language articles.
Communication and Mass Media Complete
RECOMMEND USING CHROME; Combines CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University).
Ethnic Newswatch Complete
Ethnic NewsWatch is a current resource of full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. The database now also contains Ethnic NewsWatch: A History, which provides historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989
Historical Abstracts offers coverage of world history, from 1450 onward, outside the US and Canada. (The companion index for those countries is America: History and Life). Historical Abstracts provides citations with abstracts to articles in over 1,700 journals, published 1954 to the present. It also contains bibliographic citations to books and dissertations.
Books from Beyond the University of Iowa
InfoHawk+ will first return results from the University of Iowa Libraries. As a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (it's more than just football!), we also have access to the libraries of other Big Ten universities through UBorrow. Materials requested through UBorrow will arrive and be available for your use in about a week. When searching WorldCat, use the Interlibrary Loan/Article Delivery Request System link in the left column of this guide.
Search over 90 million books from the collections of 13 research libraries, request, and receive within a week.
WorldCat will help you find books from many libraries in the United States, plus some libraries worldwide.
For off-campus use set your Scholar Preferences (Library Links) to The University of Iowa.
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