Don’t overlook ARLIS – The Alaska Resources Library & Information Services, if you are interested in Alaska Natural/Cultural resources.
Here you will find resources on topics such as:
Oil & Gas exploration
Fisheries & Game management
Climate Change in the Circumpolar North
Alaska Minerals & Mining (including Pebble)
Alaska and Northern Geology
Public Lands and National Parks
Wildlife habitat & Conservation in the Far North
etc., etc., etc.
Visit ARLIS – located on the ground floor in the Consortium Library, OR at www.arlis.org
Writing a paper and need to cite your sources using a specific citation style? Try accessing Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab. The OWL at Purdue provides style guides for MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.
Want a place to store all of your sources and help create your reference list? RefWorks is a citation management software that is free for any UAA or APU student to use. Researchers can seamlessly export citations from most databases and create folders to store them in.
Check out the Testing and Education Reference Center for CLEP, SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, high school AP, and many career exam study materials. There is even a module on building a resume! This database is available to all Alaskans!
GeoScienceWorld is a comprehensive resource on the web for information, research, and communications in geology and the earth sciences.
Integrated with the GeoRef database, it also offers access to 45 scholarly full text journals and features a map coordinate search and “Topic Maps” that plot the links between publications.
Did you know about the UAA Books of the Year? To find out more about the two books selected for 2013-2015, take a look at the guide:
2013-2015 Books of the Year
Greetings from the Consortium Library Instruction and Research Services Department. We want everyone to know that you can stop by the reference desk and get help with research projects. You can also contact us online via our Ask-a-Librarian page on the Library’s website.
Need Research Help? The librarians working at the reference desk can assist you. There are multiple ways to get assistance: stop by, call, email, chat Ask a Librarian:
Looking for information on Alaska, the arctic region in general? Look no further than the Arctic & Antarctic Regions database. Whether it is information about new scientific research or Alaskan economic policy this database is a great resource to get you on your way. It has over a million different records/articles on Arctic and Antarctic topics that cover multidisciplinary topics and span from 1800 to present.
CQ Researcher allows you access to in-depth, unbiased reports on current issues in the news. These reports not only include pro and con viewpoints on a topic but also provide relevant statistics. Read the most recent report on Government Spending and see what CQ Researcher is all about: http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/document.php?id=cqresrre2013071200
natural gas pipeline policy to Alaska’s teacher turnover, supply and demand. The Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) offers free access to Alaskan social and economic research online for students and community to explore. Search ISER Publications, or check out the Center for Alaska Education Policy Research (CAEPR). At CAEPR’s page, you can find a link to the publication, “Alaska Teacher Turnover, Supply and Demand: 2013 Highlights.” If your area of interest is in the area of crime statistics, policing or victimization, check out UAA’s Justice Center’s Research. For information about other Alaskan topics, please ask a librarian (786-1848)! We are here to help!