Skip to main content

SPC_1608: Keena Cowsert

Starting page for all SPC 1608 courses

Welcome to SPC 1608 Prof. Cowsert

Welcome to the SPC 1608 Library Guide for Prof. Cowsert's courses! 

I'm Andrea Burgess, you personal librarian for this course! If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me by phone, email, or in person at the Bradenton campus, building 3.


If I'm not available you can always use our Ask-A-Librarian service!

Tips for searching databases

Starting your research with databases:

Databases recommended for this class are listed in the box below.

  • Use "keywords" - combine them and try using synonyms.
  • Select FULL TEXT when available.
  • Email the document to yourself or send it to OneDrive or Google Docs for safekeeping.
  • Paraphrase, quote, or summarize information and CITE it.
  • COPY + CORRECT the citations (go to the Guide or ask a librarian.)

Recommended Databases

Citation Help

Documenting your research: Avoid plagiarism!

  • Always cite the sources you use, even if you "paraphrase" (put it into your own words.)
  • If you copy+paste the citation provided in the database's "Citation Tool", check the rules and CORRECT any mistakes.
  • When in doubt... ask a librarian!

Citing Guides

Link to APA Citing Guide

Writing Help

Not sure how to begin writing? Check out the Writer's Reference Center below, or ask for a writing tutor at the Academic Resource Center (building 5).