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Research Librarians

Julie Arendt

Science & Engineering Research Librarian
Monroe Park Campus
(804) 828-1539

Schedule an appointment with Julie 

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John Cyrus

Research & Education Librarian
MCV Campus
(804) 828-1881

AMA Citation Style

Authoritative Information on Citing in AMA Style

AMA Manual of Style. 10th edition.

Tompkins-McCaw Library Reference R119 .A533 2007
Cabell Library Reference R119 .A533 2007

How to search for and evaluate web resources

Tips for Google searches: the terms you use make a difference in the types, quality, and relevance of results.

Compare these searches

How can I exercise more

"physical activity" SMART outcomes 

"physical activity" SMART goals

  • This last search restricts results to authoritative government agencies which produce valuable "grey literature"  (research reports, statistics, etc) to support your research. Grey literature doesn't appear in peer-reviewed journals.


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Scientific Writing: Tone and Style

Need help organizing  your ideas?

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