This is the first module of a 3-part series. The purpose of the first module is to familiarize you with the services the library has available to students. You will learn how to navigate the library's website, access your library account information, and be introduced to the basics of using the library's search engine, USearch.
This is the second module of a 3-part series. This module provides instructions to help you find the information you need to complete your assignments and enhance your learning experience. It starts with the basics of finding books and other physical materials in the library, then explains how to find electronic publications using research databases and Internet search engines like Google Scholar.
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This is the final module of a 3-part series. This module will help you develop your skills in undertaking research ethically and effectively. You will examine what makes materials "scholarly" and look at the cycle of publication and research in academia. It will also provide instructions on how to effectively manage your sources using bibliographic citation management tools and help you gain familiarity with citation and publication styles, particularly APA.