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Last Updated: May 20, 2013
See the related tutorials on the tabs at the top of this guide.
A dictionary is a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words, with
information given for each word, usually including meaning,
pronunciation, and etymology.
A thesaurus is a dictionary of synonyms and antonyms.
Use these to find articles for your papers and presentations. These are available through the Montana State University Libraries.
- Academic Search Premier
Scholarly and popular articles by subject
- InfoTrac PowerSearch
Includes the full text of journal articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles, books, and opinions.
- LexisNexis Academic
News, Magazines, Company Information, Laws, & Cases
- Opposing Viewpoints
Provides full text access to opinion writing on both sides of issues. Includes viewpoint articles; topic overviews; magazine, journal, and newspaper articles; primary source documents; statistics; images; podcasts; and links to Web sites.
- Articles & Research Databases
Note other databases listed alphabetically in A-Z list and grouped under subject headings, from Accounting & Taxes through Writing and Composition.
- Purdue Online Writing Lab
Also, note the links in the left column of the webpage for specific rules and examples for other types of in-text and reference list citations.
- Cornell APA Citation Style
The examples of APA styles and formats listed on this page include many of the most common types of sources used in academic research.
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