GEOG 430
Human Use of the Environment

Resources for Research and Citations

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The purpose of this section is to introduce you to scholastic research and proper APA citation. You will be expected to know how to find academic papers and correctly cite them over the span of this course. Links provided below are example tutorials for your reference. Please go through this material now to familiarize yourself with the content.

Video Guides to APA Citation (begins at 4:10):

Credit: Colin Murphy, Ed.D.
Credit: Jordan Pettigrew

    Video Guides to Scholastic Research:

    Helpful Hint:

    If you are not familiar with the Penn State University Libraries website, I strongly encourage you to explore this extremely valuable website to learn about other research resources available to you as a student. The Penn State University Libraries website offers additional resources, in addition to citation help, under their 'How To' section. Refer to this page for more information on citations, scholastic research skills, and tutorials.