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Agricultural Science: How-Tos

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a search engine from Google focused on scholarly literature. It's very easy to use and looks and feels just like the regular version of Google. Athens Technical College computers automatically show links to ATC library's full-text articles. 

From home you can set your Google Scholar preferences using the instructions below to access ATC library resources from home.

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  • Then select settings.
  • Select library links from the menu on the left:

Settings menu with library links highlighted

  • Search for Athens Technical College and check the Athens Technical College -- Full Text @ Athens Tech box and the Athens Technical College -- ViewIt@ATHENSTC box.

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Note: To retain this setting, you must have cookies turned on in your Internet browser. Otherwise, you will have to go through the
steps to add ATC Library each time you open a the browser.

Search tip: constructing a search using boolean operators

How to cite in AMA style

Purdue OWL AMA style

AMA citation in-text and reference samples

AMA manual of style : a guide for authors and editors (R119 .A533 2020 Reference)

Citations found in GALILEO are often inaccurate and must be edited. If the article has a DOI (digital object identifier), use that number instead of the URL. If there is no DOI, use the URL and the date of access (Accessed: date). Do not include the database name. Do not include [serial online].

How to find journal abbreviations

What is a scholarly  journal?

Evaluate your search results

Evaluating web content with S.I.F.T.

Interlibrary loan

We can borrow materials for you from other libraries. It's called Interlibrary Loan, and it's a free service that Athens Tech library provides for its faculty, staff and students. If you need any material that you can't find in the library, please submit your request here.

UGA borrower's card

Athens Tech library has a reciprocal borrowing agreement with the University of Georgia libraries. If you are ATC faculty, staff or a student in need of use of the UGA libraries, please come by and fill out an application at your home library and we will direct you to get a UGA library card. 

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