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Dissertation Submission Process
Find the cataloging and library clearance forms here, as well as the dissertation formatting guide!
Dissertation Guidelines Website
For everything you need to know about submitting your dissertation to the library, check out this great LibGuide put together by LA library director Shawna Hellenius.
APA Style Examples and Guidelines
See examples of proper APA style you will use in research papers and dissertation. Topics include: headings, title page, abstract, and additional resources!
If you're just getting started, here's a rundown of the resources and services available to you! A great place for new students, faculty, and first time library users.
Multiple Database Searching
Searching by Citation (You've got the info, now you need to find the article/journal)
When you have a list of citations from a reference list or for class readings, finding the articles online through the Alliant Library is easy! Watch Fresno Librarian Glenn Tozier's great video tutorial here!
Using the Medline Database
Your access isn't limited to materials that Alliant Libraries own! Link+ is a group of libraries from California and Nevada that share materials. Request academic (and fun!) materials using this free service.
You've got your list of citations, you see where to access the video tutorial for how to retrieve them, but what information is the citation giving you exactly? If you need a refresher, here is your key.
Accessing Course eReserves
Sometimes, faculty will scan book chapters that can be made available to students digitally. Here are the instructions for accessing these course "eReserves"
Tip of the Week- Finding an article, Formatting Citations, Using Link+
Tip of the Week- August/September 2015
Here are the TIP OF THE WEEK posts from the library bulletin board, including: Finding an Article, Formatting Citations, Using Link+, and other helpful information.
Orientation Day Presentation
Here is a PDF of the full Orientation Day Library Presentation to get you started using your library resources!