MyBib.com is a citation manager that provides free citations for MLA, APA, and Chicago style. Create a new Project, then Add a Citation. Choose from website, book, journal, video, and more. If citing a database article, click on More and then Write/Paste. When you are ready to print your Works Cited or References page, click on Download Bibliography. Click here for handout. Watch the video!
Timeline of Expectations:
In writing your paper, you will follow this general outline:
Plagiarism in any part of this project will result in a zero and the Dean’s Office will be notified immediately. It must be a minimum of 3-5 pages typed, double spaced.
Before you begin, click on the Note-Taking Sheet. Then click File and Make a Copy.
A minimum of 5 sources is needed and will include at least one scholarly source from a book, database, etc. Use APA 7 format.
Use these after you do background information! Find the instruments and materials.
Other Online Textbooks:
Try these 14 free scholarly textbooks available about dentistry with recent copyright years. You may also find books on your specialty by going to books.google.com. Many publishers put "Previews" of their textbooks online. If you use information from a book online, make sure that you use the proper form in MyBib.com to cite it. It should look something like this: Lastname, F. (Year Published) Book. Publisher.
Background Websites: Examples of some websites about dental specialties. Many of these will lead you to more specific, quality websites:
Search your specialty with the little word edu after it. You will get better results. Any website from a university will be a good one!
Other sites to start with include these patient information sites: CDC's website on Oral Health and the Columbia Dental Library. You'll find a lot of research online, but be sure to double check the following:
Evaluating Web Sources:
PubMed Central (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Search your topic with specific keywords around dentistry and dental assisting.
Fact sheets and other consumer health resources on oral health topics from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), National Institutes of Health (NIH).