AGRO 1660W: First-Year Colloquium/Experience in Agro-ecosystems Analysis

Getting started

The Libraries

Tutorial: Intro to library research

Intro to library research tutorial video. 25 minutes.

After completing these tutorials, you will be able to:

  • Identify strategies for choosing a research topic
  • Search effectively
  • Identify and use a library database
  • Evaluate sources

Tutorial: Database search tips

Database search tips tutorial. Self-paced.

Improve your searches! This guide will help you:

  • Apply search modifiers AND, OR, and NOT to your database searches
  • Recognize phrase searching and other advanced search techniques

Tutorial: Let's talk databases: Google Scholar

Let's talk databases: Google Scholar tutorial video. 3 minutes 27 seconds.

This video introduces the Google Scholar database.

After viewing this video, you will be able to:

  • Access the Google Scholar database
  • Perform keyword searching
  • Filter and sort search results
  • View the Full text of articles or download a PDF
  • Generate a citation right in the database

And finally: you will know how to get Library help if you need it!

Finding articles

References: Citations

Last Updated: Feb 16, 2024 5:26 PM