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EDF2005: Introduction to the Teaching Profession: About this Guide

About this Guide


The EDF2005 LibGuide is organized into six sections to provide information and direction for completing assignments through the library's online collections.



                  Vital Information

Here you will find links to various bits of vital information, including library hours, online reference, and people you can turn to for help during and after regular hours of operation.



                EZ-Proxy

If you are working on assignments at an off campus location, your computer can become an extension of the library through a simple authentication process. Follow the steps in the EZproxy click-through, or view the tutorial to learn how to start.


OneSearch

OneSearch is a search tool provided by FAU Libraries in which you can perform a combined search of the library catalog, journals, and databases.

About this Guide

            Choosing the Best Journal Sources

Articles are found in a wide variety of publications. The library's subscriptions span a wide range of literature, and include popular magazines. Recognizing distinctions between types of periodical publications and selecting from scholarly or academic journals are must-have skills that will enable your success. View the tutorials provided by the link to learn some of the most important differences among periodicals. For academic assignments, selection of peer revied articles is often required. The tutorial on peer review provides a quick overview of the concept. On the same page, we provide a link to a small number of journals that focus on educational law and general education.




   BibMe

Bibme is an internet tool that formats references for use in bibliographies.




           Professional Resources

Find links quickly that will take you to regional school district web sites, the Florida Department of Education and the Code of Ethics, and the U.S. Department of Education.