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Citations and Credible Sources MLA, APA, Chicago

Learn what makes a credible source and how to evaluate and cite information, including sources found on the Internet

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Search Commands




to truncate words at their roots or stemsemploy

employ* for 

employ, employed, and employment

“  “

quotation marks

to enclose a phrase or name

"work environment"




to connect related terms

policy or policies or solution

(   )


To nest terms when for searches with multiple commands

(workplace or job or career)




to combine multiple facets

(workplace or job or career) AND Family-friendly policies


Combining search terms

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