Research Tips

The following tips may be helpful during the research process:

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
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
A research tutorial developed by Jackson Library at the University of North Carolina Greensboro

Database Tutorials
Need instruction on database searching? This will take you to a menu of tutorials that provide basic instruction on searching various databases

Research tips:

The KC Library
Tour of the KC Library
Tools for Finding Information
Designing a Search Strategy
Organization of Library Materials
Reference Resources

Requesting Books
Finding Persistent Links to Articles

eJournal Finder: Finding Full-Text Articles from a Citation
Finding Full-text Articles from a Citation

Types of Periodicals
Types of Periodicals

Peer Review
Determining 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 WWW Resources

Designing More Effective Google Searches
Get More Out of Google

Citing Sources
Citation Game, A Tutorial to Practice Citing in APA and MLA Formats
Citing Resources Using APA Style
 
Citing Resources Using MLA Style 

Copyright
Copyright and Fair Use Information
BYU Copyright Tutorials
Copyright Quiz

Plagiarism
Avoiding Plagiarism

Boolean Searching
Boolean Basics
Advanced Boolean Searching

Using the Internet
Internet Tutorials