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Computer Information Systems: Home
Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in computer information systems
Information in this guide will be useful for anyone enrolled in courses or programs related to computer science, systems, business technology or related fields. This guide will also be useful for anyone with a research project or personal interest in computers and related topics.
These are some of the terms that students may need for a CIS research project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below.
Use scientific or technical terms. Use specific words. Use only one or two words. Try plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations.
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Computer Information Systems Classes
Check theComputer Information Systems department website for information on degrees and certificates offered. See also the Business, Business Technology, orDigital Media department websites for related program information. Check with a counselor to see what classes are currently required for these degrees.
This handout includes information on how to layout a paper and how to create the Reference List with different resource types, following the APA 6th edition.Current edition is the 7th, and a new handout is being prepared.
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by American Psychological Association Staff
Call Number: Del Norte & Eureka Reference BF76.7 .P83 2010
Publication Date: 2009-07-15
MLA Handbook by The Modern Language Association of America
Call Number: Del Norte & Eureka Reference LB2369 .G53 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
The Bedford Handbook by Diana Hacker; Nancy Sommers
Call Number: Reference and Reserve PE1408 .H277 2014
Publication Date: 2013-10-18
Based on MLA Handbook, 7th edition; Current edition is the 8th and many rules have changed. Be sure to clarify with your instructor which edition is required.