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ChAD 106: Concepts of Childhood

Resources are identified to cover topics regarding child health; child labor; education; and children in armed conflict.

Writing Resources

Wake Forest University Library has a very easy to use tool for APA style.

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) developed at Purdue University has online resources for planning a paper, organizing the paper, grammar and format assistance, etc.

 Plagiarism tutorial is an interactive tool to help students understand the concepts of acceptable citing versus plagiarized citing.

 A very useful guide to using APA has been developed at Nova University

The University of North Carolina has a good handout on developing and writing a Literature Review

Creating a Bibliography

The New Refworks.  Starting June, 2018, SJSU library will be using the new RefWorks. 

RefWorks is a database that can help manage your research articles and then easily produce a bibliography in APA style (or other styles, such as MLA, Harvard, Chicago, etc. 

The URL for the new Refworks is:
When you register with the new RefWorks, you will receive a welcome email with some quick help instructions.  Here are some more help links.
The ProQuest LibGuide is a good source of information on updates and tips.
Learn to use the new RefWorks in 20 minutes video and more on YouTube.
Learn how to migrate citations from the legacy to the new RefWorks.  Lots more short how tos at this site.
There is also a Help feature that links to videos in the new RefWorks

NOTE: You will need to use your SJSU email account to access RefWorks. Once you have been entered into their system, you can go into your account and change your preferred email.  If this does not happen let us know.


APA and adding DOI to references


The library does not keep a list of recommended proofreaders. However, visit Uloops for SJSU at for a list of people with their self-posted qualifications. 

Publishing Resources

Top Journals - from Google Scholar