A type of in-text citation that utilizes parentheses. This type of citation is used in AAA, ACS, APA, Chicago: Author-Date, CSE-CBE, and MLA styles.Â See the entry forÂ in-text citation. For more information, see ourÂ Citing Sources Guide.
A system that allows students to print on campus.Â There are PawPrint printers on the main floor near theÂ Information Literacy Learning CenterÂ and on the ground floor (basement) in the 24 hour room.
Peer Research Advisor
Davidson Library student employee who assists library users with a variety of directional, technical, and search requests at theÂ Information DeskÂ and during Research Rescue.
The process by which scholarly articles and books are published.Â The editors of peer-reviewed publications require authors to submit drafts of their work for consideration.Â These drafts are then reviewed by experts in the field who evaluate them.Â In considering articles for publication, reviewers assess the quality of authors' research as well as their contribution to scholarship.Â For more information, seeÂ Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles.
A type of publication that is issued at regular intervals (e.g. monthly, weekly, daily).Â Journals, magazines, and newspapers are all periodicals.Â See also the entry forÂ serials.
Periodical Title List
ListsÂ years and coverage forÂ all of our online, print, and microform journals, magazines, and newspapers.Â Searchable by title or browsable by subject. For information about how to use the periodical title list, see theÂ Introduction to the Periodical Title List video tutorial.
Provides consistent access to a website, even if the site's address changes with hardware or file re-configurations.Â Also called a durable URL, persistent link, PURL or stable URL.Â For more information, see ourÂ Linking to Full Text Resources guide.Â
Provides consistent access to a website, even if the site's address changes with hardware or file re-configurations.Â Also called a durable URL, permalink, PURL or stable URL.Â For more information, see ourÂ Linking to Full Text Resources guide.
A type of search syntax that allows you to search for phrases in a database.Â In many databases, you need to put phrases in double quotation marks (cold war).Â The syntax may differ in some databases; always check the Help screens orÂ ask a librarian.
Physical description (MARC field 300)
Series (MARC fields 4XX)
An original document that provides information about an event or a topic.Â Types of primary sources vary by discipline.Â Â Â
(a) A statement of how a person's personal information can or will be used by the institution or party.
Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems (quarterly)
Records Management Journal (3 issues per year)
Persistent Uniform Resource Locator.Â Provides consistent access to a website, even if the site's address changes with hardware or file re-configurations.Â Also called a durable URL, permalink, persistent link,Â or stable URL.Â For more information, see ourÂ Linking to Full Text Resources guide.Â