The CSUMB Library Catalog lists books and videos in the CSUMB Library's collection.
Start at the library home page, and click the Articles & Databases link. Links in the left-hand column of the Articles & Databases page will take you to subject-oriented research guides where you can discover the best discipline-specific article databases for conducting research on your topic. You may also wish to explore the library's general or multidisciplinary databases.Once you are familiar with certain databases, you can choose them directly from the list on the right.
WorldCat over 1 billion books, videos, maps, etc.
CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found in the catalogs above.
Once you have located citations to journal articles, follow the button to determine whether the text of an article is available in the Library or through its subscription databases. More...
You may also consult the CSUMB Journals List for a list of journals available at CSUMB in the library or online.
Quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing (Purdue OWL)
The Library Books & Articles Search will create citations for most books and articles. Type the title of the book or article into the search, then click the title when you get results. The right-hand column of the full record will contain a citations in MLA, APA and Turabian/Chicago formats.
Citation Machine - for MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago
KnightCite - APA, MLA or Chicago
Zotero (Firefox plugin)
MLA (Modern Language Association)
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (CSUMB Reference Collection: REF LB 2369 .G53 2003).
MLA Style FAQ (MLA website)
Citation Styles Handbook: MLA (U. of Illinois)
Using MLA Format (Purdue U. Online Writing Lab)
Writer's Handbook - Citing Electronic Sources MLA Style (U. of Wisconsin)
MLA Style Guide (Ohio State)
APA (American Psychological Association)
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (CSUMB Reference Collection REF BF 76.7 .P82 2001)
Electronic Reference Formats (APA's web site)
Using APA Format (Purdue U. Online Writing Lab)
Citation Styles Handbook: APA (U. of Illinois)
Writer's Handbook - Citing Electronic Sources APA Style (U. of Wisconsin)
APA Citation Guide (Ohio State)
Chicago Manual of Style (CSUMB Reference Collection: REF Z253 .U69 2003)
Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate Turabian (CSUMB Reference Collection: REF LB 2369 .T8 1996 ).
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