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Resource guide for DRE classes.


Research tutorial


MLA citation for Proquest Ebook Central books

To cite your ProQuest Ebook Central book:

1. Open the book that you want to cite by clicking on the title of the book

2. From inside the book, click on the cite book link under the picture of your book

3. Copy and paste into your works cited page (the last page of your paper) the MLA citation that appears in the pop up window.

4. For in-text, or parenthetical citation, use the author's last name and the page number for the information that you are citing in your paper.
For example: 
(Lewis 42)


Accessing online resources

The JSCC Library's resources are available both on- and off-campus, 24 hours a day.

On campus
If you're using the JSCC network, you're automatically authenticated – no log-in required.

Off campus
Choose James Sprunt CC as your library. You'll then be prompted to log into the library's proxy server. Use either your student e-mail address and password or your library card number (from the longer barcode on the back of your student ID) to proceed. 

MLA citation for Salem e-books

Example of how to cite from a Salem e-book:

1. When you have chosen the article for your person, look for the "article citation" link under the picture of your book

2. Click on the article citation link, and copy and paste the MLA citation for the book. This is your citation that will be listed in your works cited (at the end of your paper).

In this example, the citation is:

Kaufman, Joyce P. "Ronald Reagan." American Presidents,
        edited by Robert P. Watson, Salem, 2015. Salem Online 

In-text, or parenthetical citation, will include the author's last name or, if there is no author, the title of the article. Include the page number if present. If there is no page number, use only the author's last name or the title of the article. For example: (Kaufman).


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