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Information Literacy Tutorials

Library Tutorials - Helpful How-To's

Deciphering Your Assignment
Deciphering Your Assignment

Deconstruct an assignment to its basic parts and identify appropriate resources to successfully complete it.

Developing a Topic

Developing a Topic

How to develop an appropriate topic for a research paper by considering goals, approaches, topic scope and helpful resources.

Generating Search Terms

Generating Search Terms

This tutorial will help you discover how to generate effective search terms for internet or database searching

Internet Searching Tips

Internet Searching Tips

Internet search tips and strategies.

Evaluating Internet Sources

Evaluating Internet Sources

Find out how you can effectively evaluate information that you find on the web.

What is a Library Database?

What is a Library Database

Discover what sort of information you might find in library databases and understand when to use them appropriately for research.

Why You Need to Cite Sources
Why Your Need to Cite Sources

Some of the reasons it is important to cite sources when writing a research paper.

Incorporating Sources into Your Paper Incorporating Sources into Your Paper

How to incorporate sources into your college/university papers by effectively structuring sources, including analysis and using sources to support an argument.

Popular and Scholarly Sources
Popular and Scholarly Sources

How to differentiate between popular and scholarly sources and be able to use them appropriately in your search.

Primary and Secondary Sources
Primary and Secondary Sources

Distinguish between primary and secondary sources and be able to use them appropriately in your research.

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