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APA STYLE AID
APA (American Psychological Association) style is
most commonly used to cite sources within the social
sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th
edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers
examples for the general format of APA research
papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and
the reference page.
Current reviews for academic libraries is the premier
source for reviews of academic books and digital
resources of interest to scholars and students in
Off campus users may see another VCCS college name instead of CVCC.
Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY
Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference
sources for multidisciplinary research.
Multidisciplinary database covering subject areas of
general interest. Includes reference books, biographies,
primary source documents, and an image collection of
photos, maps and flags.
Entries, including definitions, pronunciation guides,
and word histories from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate
Dictionary and Thesaurus.
MLA STYLE AID
MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most
commonly used to write papers and cite sources within
the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated
to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research
Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to
Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.), offers examples for the
general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations,
endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
Note: MLA has recently
released the eighth edition of its handbook. See our
page on the major changes in the new edition. We will
replace our current MLA resources with resources on the
eighth edition in summer 2016.
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Contains the entire text of the Oxford English
Dictionary, including definitions for most words in the
English language and word origins and quotations.
OXFORD REFERENCE ONLINE
Over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject
reference works published by Oxford University Press.
Rosetta Stone Languages
Rosetta Stone offers libraries and their users the
proven immersion method that have trusted for over the
last 20+ years. Features include: access to 30
languages, access to 50 + hours of foundational
instruction in each language, access to core lessons to
build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills,
and includes focused activities to refine grammar,
Because the software tracks your progress, you need to create a Rosetta Stone-specific
username and password. You can use any email; it does not have to be associated with the CVCC.
Comprehensive database of regularly and irregularly
published journals, magazines, newspapers, and full-text
electronic resources from more than 200 countries.
Online Library Catalog
for books and resources in the Library's collection.