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ESOL 0373 - Byrom - Spring 2024: Home

Some explanations and links to accompany the library presentation on April 4, 2024


Use this page to follow along during the class presentation on April 4, 2024

Citation Help

The following tools from ACC Library Services offer explanations and help about citations -- why we cite sources and how to cite sources:

Academic Honesty/Plagiarism

A brief tutorial about why we cite sources, and the basics of how to do it

Evaluating Information

A brief tutorial on how to evaluate information sources

MLA Documentation - a page showing how to construct MLA citations, with examples showing how to cite sources in the text of a paper

Citing Sources & Plagiarism - a more in-depth guide explaining the concepts of citation and plagiarism, and showing how to use database tools for citation


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Steven Self
Faculty Librarian / Professor
Eastview Campus Library
Austin Community College
3401 Webberville Rd.
Austin, TX 78702

Database Example - MasterFILE Complete

Some hints for searching:

  • Use the Advanced Search link:


  • Be sure to check the Full Text box and set the search to look for articles that are less than 5 pages:


  • Use the slider bar on the left to limit your search by date:


  • Email the article to yourself and get an MLA citation for the article:


Database Example- Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Some hints for searching:

  • Use the Advanced Search link:



  • Use the date section to limit to a specific period of time:

  • Choose the content type that you are searching for:

  • Use the Cite button to get a citation, or use the Send button to email the article or a citation:



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