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Hidden in Plain Sight?

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
Arctic Engineering
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

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Tools to help you cite your sources

owl

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.

refworks

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.

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Doing Research on the Arctic?

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.

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Research about Alaska abounds at UAA – from salmon industry trends to …

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!

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