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  • Database Basics for History Students more information

    Teaches history students how to locate databases from the UA Library Catalog and how to select which databases are most appropriate for a particular research need. Keywords: fundamental skill, full text searching

  • Avoiding Plagiarism more information

    Learn how to avoid plagiarism. Keywords: citing sources, fundamental skill, plagiarism, UA Student Code of Conduct

  • Understanding Assignments more information

    Get information on all steps of the writing process. Explains how to meet the requirements of an assignment . Keywords: fundamental skill, research paper, writing essays, assignments

  • Citation Guide more information

    This guide provides examples of how to use APA, MLA, and Chicago Citation Styles and subject-specific citation styles. Also provides formatting and submission guides for UA dissertations and theses, and links to popular citation management software. Keywords: citing sources, fundamental skill, RefWorks, references, EndNote Web, Zotero, EasyBib, Landmark's Citation Machine

  • Exploring Topics more information

    Interactive tutorial teaching students to find a good research topic for an English composition assignment. Students are guided through using the English composition subject guide, CQ Researcher and Pro/Con.org, to find appropriate research topics. Keywords: fundamental skill, research lab, pro con, CQ Researcher, research process, topics, research question

  • Tutorial for Popular vs. Scholarly Articles more information

    Learn how to tell the difference between popular and scholarly articles, then take a brief quiz to check your understanding followed by instant feedback. Keywords: fundamental skill, articles, journals, research tips, selecting sources, English composition, writing program

  • Evaluating Information on the Web more information

    Guide to spotting inaccurate information on the internet and a list of criteria to look for before using internet resources for assignments. Keywords: fundamental skill, evaluation, source assessment, source reliability, authoritative sources, internet research, objectivity, currency, coverage, website quality||internet research, online resources

  • Accidental Plagiarism - Don't Let It Happen to You more information

    Learn how accidental plagiarism happens and how to avoid it. Keywords: fundamental skill, essay, research paper, writing assignments, documenting sources, academic integrity, citing borrowed ideas, plagiarism examples, plagiarism, English composition, writing program