Learn new skills for effective and efficient library research

Our tutorials will help you save time. Learn how to:

 start your research by picking a topic, learning about scholarly articles, and using library databases
Icon of a checklist.  plan and organize your research with our assignment calculator and citation tools
Icon of two paper sources stacked on top of each other.  find sources including scholarly and peer reviewed articles, books and primary sources
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Featured Tutorial: Choosing a research topic

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After completing this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Find ideas and language on a topic using online tools and techniques
  • Use techniques like mind mapping, the 5W’s, and freeform writing to narrow a large topic
Last Updated: Jun 3, 2021 4:07 PM