Melinda M Livas
Student Services Librarian
by Melinda M. Livas – November 22, 2021
UC Library Search, the new Library catalog includes all of the UC library collections. This setting is specific for the UC Davis libraries including (for the first time) the holdings of the Law Library. If you Sign in (on the top right corner) using your UCD login and Kerberos passphrase, you are prompted with your loan period, can renew books online, and request items that have been checked out to another borrower, or are in storage.
Use Web of Science to find scholarly articles in all disciplines, including chemical engineering and materials science. This database can also be used to identify articles that cite an author or article that you specify. Coverage: 1900 – present. Cited Reference Searching: 1900 – present.
Articles from popular magazines and scholarly journals for the humanities, social sciences, physical and biological sciences, engineering, business and interdisciplinary fields, with over 5,500 full-text periodicals. It also includes indexing for some newspapers, books and primary sources. Coverage: 1887 – present.
PubMed is composed of biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books.
A resource that offers technology related trends and insights.
A collection of articles from computer graphics, computer animation, geometric modeling and computer vision.
A comprehensive online tool used for locating resources about optics, photonics, optoelectronics and imaging.
Provides comprehensive access to scholarly business journals from as early and 1886.
An Open Acces Journal Focus on Medical Artificial Intelligence.
A video streaming service that offers more than 30,000 independent and film documentaries.
[When viewing “off” campus, sign in to Pulse Secure]
Books is a searchable database of books, but not all the content is available for free. To search for full-text books only:
HathiTrust is a collection of books digitized by US research libraries. You can search the full-text of over 10 million books, but access to some of the content is restricted. To search for full-text books only:
OCLC catalog: millions of records for books, journal titles and materials in other formats from approximately 12,000 libraries worldwide. Coverage: 1000 A.D. to the present.
How to Avoid Plagiarism- Prezi Presentation
Parts of a Citation*
|Book||Author Name. Title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year.
Macfarlane, Bruce. Researching with Integrity: The Ethics of Academic Enquiry. New York: Routledge, 2009.
|Book Chapter||Author Name. “Chapter Title.” Book Title. Editor. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Chapter Page Numbers.
Tan, Amy. “Yes and No.” The Genius of Language: Fifteen Writers Reflect on Their Mother Tongues. Ed. Wendy Lesser. New York: Pantheon Books, 2004. 25-34.
|Journal Article||Author Name. “Article Title.” Journal Title Volume Number.Issue Number (Year): Article Page Numbers.
Hess, Mickey. “Was Foucault A Plagiarist? Hip-Hop Sampling And Academic Citation.” Computers & Composition 23.3 (2006): 280-295.
|Website||Author Name. “Title of Page/Work.” Title of Website. Publisher of Site. Date of Publication. Date of Access.
Stolley, Karl, Allen Brizee and Joshua M. Paiz. “Avoiding Plagiarism.” Purdue OWL. Purdue University. 7 May 2012. 27 Sept. 2012.
*Note: The order and punctuation of the citation components is dictated by the style you use.
Endnote is citation management software that allows you to store, manage, and format bibliographic citations, and easily change formatting of citations in Word documents. Available free to UC Davis students, faculty & staff (campus has a site license).
Select the link below to view instructions for registering your EndNote Online account and downloading the CWYW [Cite While You Write] Plug-in.
From Web of Science:
Log on to EndNote Online
Search Web of Science. Then from the Web of Science results screen:
Select citations to export, click on the Save to EndNote online link
choose Save to EndNote online
From Google: Set up your Google Scholar Account
Select link below to view screencast.
Follow these steps to create your EndNote Online account
Citation Styles- https://www.library.ucdavis.edu/guide/citation-styles/
The Owl @ Purdue– https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
American Psychological Association– www.apa.org-
Modern Language Association–www.mla.org-
KnightCite – https://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/
Bibme – http://www.bibme.org/-
When conducting research, do not assume that everything you see in print and on a website is accurate or credible!
It is always important to evaluate your resources.
The CRAAP Method is one way to help you identify the credibility of a resource.
CRAAP has five parts
See the worksheet below: