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EBSCO’s PlumX Update

A while back we looked at EBSCO’s PlumX Metrics as a way to find out an article’s popularity and how many times researchers have cited it. In this post we did a simple search on English language learners and found

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Find Journals: The Easy Way

This is a quick and easy way to find an article from a citation. Winsler, A., Ducenne, L., & Koury, A. (2011). Singing one’s way to self-regulation: The role of early music and movement curricula and private speech. Early Education

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RefME

RefME is an easy to use citation / reference list builder and it does a very nice job. You still have to know the basics of APA to make sure that what you’re doing is 100% correct but it does

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EBSCO’s PlumX

The PlumX widget is being added to EBSCO’s Discovery Service (EDS) sometime in August 2016. On the library’s website, EDS is accessed through the Search Everything button on the Library’s homepage. This visual widget presents data based on the following

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Illustrators & APA

So, you’ve been asked to write an annotated bibliography for your Early Childhood Curriculum class. There are some fantastic books you want to add to your bibliography and you really want to shout the praises of an illustrator. You’ve just

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Citing Social Media in APA

This is a really useful post from the APA style blog, with lots of detail on how to cite social media.    

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Flickr: The Creative Commons

With a bit of work it’s possible to gather Google images that are free to use. It’s also possible to do the same with flickr, which often comes up in a Google search. If you are going to use flickr

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