How do I cite a secondary source?

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see the 2nd section, "Work Discussed in a Secondary Source" from the link below.http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/09/Example:List the source the work was discussed in:Coltheart, M., Curtis, B., Atkins, P., & Haller, M. (1993). Models of reading aloud: Dual-route and parallel-distributed-processing approaches. Psychological Review, 100, 589-608.NOTE: Give the secondary source in the re... read more


What are the Writing Center's Hours?

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Location:  ​Office-Zahnow 308 (third floor library)Phone:      (989) 964-6061 Web:        http://www.svsu.edu/writingcenter/Hours:Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.Weekends: Closedresponse author: SM (content taken from Writing Center website-see link above)... read more


Is there a fax in the library for students to use?

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Unfortunately, no. However, the Student Association Office has one.see: http://www.svsu.edu/studentassociation/ or phone 989.964.4232 for more information. also check Student Life at http://svsu.orgsync.com/home... read more


How many books can I check out?

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About as many as you can carry.  :)See http://librarysubjectguides.svsu.edu/cdresponse author: SM... read more


How much are overdue fines?

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Overdue Fines-From http://librarysubjectguides.svsu.edu/cd Fines are assessed on all overdue materials. The type of material that is overdue determines the amount of the fine as well as if an overdue notice is sent to the patron. If items are not returned in a timely fashion, the patron will be billed for the item as indicated in the Billed Materials section below.General Collection Books firs... read more


How do I find primary sources?

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Use the "Finding Primary Sources"  Library Subject Guide (see link below) for help with locating primary sources.http://librarysubjectguides.svsu.edu/primarysources... read more


What are the library's hours?

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See Library Hours at http://librarysubjectguides.svsu.edu/ContactsandHoursresponse author: SM... read more


How do I find articles? (databases)

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One approach to locating an article is to use the library databasesThis link is located on the left of the library home page. Clicking this linkwill take you to a subject grouping of the over 100 library databases. Select the subjectgroup that best matches your research topic to identify the best databases to beginresearching with. Here is a brief online tutorial on locating an article with a libr... read more


Where are the new books located?

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New books are temporarily kept on the first floor of the library. Eventually they will be located in their permanent home in the general collection (3rd or 4th floor). New books may be checked out. See the link below for a location map.  New Books-1st Floor (response by SM)... read more


How do I access the Wall Street Journal?

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You will find the link to the Wall Street Journal on the library databases pages. Use the "Databases" link on the left menu of links of the library home page. Then go to the"News/Newspapers" category. It can also be found under the databases "by name" tab. Click that tab and either scroll down to the "W" section or use the "W" link at the topto find it listed there. Here is a direct link to the Wa... read more


How do I renew a book?

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Go to the library home page (www.svsu.edu/library) and click the link on the lefttitled "Renewals". Login to your library account with your SVSU username and SVSU password.For more information about renewals, go to this library information page:http://librarysubjectguides.svsu.edu/content.php?pid=80734&sid=598484 response author: SM... read more


How do I access the SciFinder database?

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You will find it listed under the "Databases" link located on the left menu of links of the library home page. After clicking this link, look to the top of the Databases page for the "by name" tab. Clicking this tab will display an alphabetical list of all the library databases. Click the "S" link to find it listed in that section of the page. A direct link to the database is listed below. Note:ne... read more


Where can I get the citing handouts?

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You can locate the handouts for various citing styles at  http://www.svsu.edu/writingcenter/writingcenterresourcesYou will find more online citation style assistance with the following links.More online resources (OWL-Purdue and more): http://www.svsu.edu/writingcenter/writingcenterresources/onlinewritingresources/Direct Link to Purdue OWL: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10/Contact th... read more


How do I find my reading (borrowing) history?

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To track your Library checkouts: [Requires opting in]- Go to "My Library Account" from the Library home page- Click on the "My Reading History" icon (in the group of five to the top right)- Click on the "Opt In" icon.  From *that* time forward your checkouts will be recorded.  Anything you had checked out in the past, alas, is lost information.- If you opt in, then want to opt out, repeat the f... read more


How do I check my print balance?

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You will find the link to the SVSU print balance web site under "Quick Links".the direct link is https://web.svsu.edu/printbalance/response author: SM... read more


Does the Library have a scanner?

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Yes, the library has a scanner. See the link before for its exact location on the first floor.http://tour.mapsalive.com/24266/page1.htm... read more


Is there a charge for using the scanner?

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The only charge for using the scanner is if you print out the scanned item. Print charges are applied to your print balance.see the link below for location of the library's scanner (first floor).http://tour.mapsalive.com/24266/page1.htm... read more


How do I access the Ken Follett Papers?

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The Ken Follett Papers:  The papers arrived at Saginaw Valley State University in spring 2000 and detail the author’s creative process.  Materials include his handwritten notes and early manuscripts.  For more information see the Ken Follett Papers page.  http://librarysubjectguides.svsu.edu/Follettresponse author: SM-content taken from library web site... read more


How do I cite an ERIC document (APA) ?

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This information below is from the ERIC Database help link at http://www.eric.ed.gov/WebHelp/Content/Citing%20Materials%20Indexed%20in%20ERIC.htmCiting Materials Indexed in ERIC:Cite ERIC materials as you would any other document, book, or journal article using your preferred or required style guide. We recommend including the ERIC accession number in parentheses at the end of the citation (e.g.,... read more


What is the phone number for IT support?

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The help desk for Information Technology Services is 989.964.4225.  Find more information about ITS at http://www.svsu.edu/its/... read more


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