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To text a question, send a message to 66746 and start your question with AskLRC (e.g., AskLRC What is the best database for history?).
Quality research takes time. Select your research topic and start searching for information early in the semester.
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- If you are on campus using a networked computer in the library or a computer lab, you will not be asked to log in.
- If you are on campus using the wireless network (or off campus), you will need to log in using your last name, 8-digit UMID, and library password PIN.
For this assignment you will find a current article from a newspaper or popular magazine that deals with a change in a specific market, for example, a rise in the price of gasoline. Your paper will consist of three items: (1) Evidence that you have completed the AIM tutorial on plagiarism; (2) Title of the article with a complete citation in either MLA or APA format; (3) an in-depth supply-demand analysis explaining what is going on and why the price is changing, illustrated with at least two graphs ; and (4) a copy of the article.
- To search for an article, click on the yellow "Finding An Article" tab near the top of the page.
- To complete the plagiarism tutorial, click on the yellow tab that says "Citation and Plagiarism Info" and follow the link for the tutorial.
- For information on using MLA or APA format to cite your article, click on the yellow tab that says "Citation and Plagiarism Info" and refer to the box that says "How to Cite Your Article."
- For a complete copy of Professor Smith's assignment, click on the link below: