Research Tips

Information Literacy and Research Tutorials

American University Library’s Information Literacy Tutorial

An interactive tutorial from American University to help students develop essential information literacy competencies

LIS 1001

This is an interactive online tutorial from the Manhattanville College library.

Research 101

Research 101 is an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills.

F.I.R.S.T.: Find It!  A Research Skills Tutorial

This is a research tutorial developed by Jackson Library at the University of North Carolina Greensboro

Database Tutorials

This link will take you to a menu of tutorials that provide basic instruction on searching various databases.

Research tips:

The following tips may be helpful during your research process:

Click the link to download the tutorial

eJournal Finder: Finding Full-Text Articles from a Citation

Click this link to download the tutorial: Finding Full-text Articles from a Citation

Types of Periodicals

Types of Periodicals

Peer Review

Click this link to download the tutorial: Determine if a journal is peer reviewed

Evaluating Information

Colorado State University Libraries Guide to Evaluating Books

Colorado State University Libraries Guide to Evaluating Journal Articles

Colorado State University Libraries Guide to Evaluating Web Pages

Evaluating Web Pages

Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Evaluating Web-based Health Resources

Google Search Tips

Getting the Most Out of Google

Quick Tips for Using Google Scholar

Citing Sources

Citation Game, A Tutorial to Practice Citing in APA and MLA Formats

Citing Resources Using APA Style

Plagiarism

Avoiding Plagiarism

Boolean Searching

Boolean Basics

Advanced Boolean Searching

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