Northwest College

Library Guides & Tools

Video Tutorials

Finding Hinckley Library's Website — (4 min., 37 sec.)

Find the library's website from the NWC home page, your MyNWC portal, and via the library's URL.

Scholarly Vs. Popular--What's the Difference?

What makes an article scholarly?  How does it differ from a popular article?  Why is this important to know?

Types of Online Information (uncaptioned)
A tutorial that describes different types of online information, covering ebooks, magazines, newspapers, academic journals, trade journals, and government documents.
Types of Online Information (captioned)

A tutorial that describes different types of online information, covering ebooks, magazines, newspapers, academic journals, trade journals, and government documents.

Using TutorTrac (with captions)
Provided by Tutoring Services in the library, watch this tutorial on how to use TutorTrac. Includes captions.
Using TutorTrac (without captions)
Provided by Tutoring Services in the library, watch this tutorial on how to use TutorTrac. Without captions.
Go WYLD.net tutorials
Find many database tutorials to learn how to search databases effectively. Provided by GoWYLD.net, Wyoming's portal to knowledge & learning.

Library Guides

Writing & Citation Guides
Agronomy Journal Style Guide

Writing and citation style guide in the Agronomy Journal style.

APA Citing Sources Guide (NWC)

A guide, with examples, of the APA citation style created by librarians and faculty at Northwest College.

APA Format

APA style guide and examples from Purdue University

Chicago Citing Sources Guide (NWC)

A guide, with examples, of the Chicago (Turabian, Rampolla) citation style created by librarians and faculty at Northwest College.

Chicago Manual of Style (Ohio State University)

From Ohio State University, this writing and citation style is also known as Turabian.

Citing Electronic Sources: Primary Sources: Chicago Style

From the Library of Congress, a guide to cite primary electronic resources in the Chicago style.

Ecology (Professor Atkinson) Citing Sources Guide (NWC)

A course-specific Ecology citation style guide for NWC professor Atkinson's classes.

MLA 8 Citing Sources Guide (NWC)

A guide, with examples, of the MLA citation style created by librarians and faculty at Northwest College.

MLA Format (Purdue University)

A citation and writing guide with examples from Purdue University

MLA Style Center (Companion web guide to our paper MLA guide)

A website companion to the current MLA style guide. Starting at Works Cited: A Quick Guide, select Get Started to see resource and document examples and how to cite them. Website also provides MLA style information on research paper formatting, plagiarism and more.

NetTutor - Find & schedule a tutor at NWC

Find and schedule a tutor at NWC. For more information contact Jen Schneider, Tutoring Center, at 1-307-754-6137.

Plagiarism - What is it? (NWC)

A guide, with examples, discussing what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it.

Plagiarism 2 (Anti-Plagiarism) Video

Plagiarism and its consequences. A brief film by Glenn Koelling & the NWC English Department. (9:53 min.)

ProQuest Research Companion - Where do I start? Tools Login Required

The self-guided modules and interactive videos in this research tool site cover such topics as "Where do I start?" to "How do I avoid plagiarism and find my own voice?" to “What’s the best way to revise?” These useful tools are developesd by writing instructors and librarians.

RefWorks (via Proquest) Login Required

RefWorks is a powerful online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies. Create your own free account & manage your references, citations & more! Your Group code is: RWNWCollege. 

 

Research & Class Guides