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  • Using Primary and Secondary Sources: A Practice Tutorial more information

    Get practice with differentiating between primary and secondary sources for historical research. Includes practice activities with instant feedback. Keywords: periodicals, identifying sources, newspaper, oral histories, memoirs, documents, raw material

  • How to Search Effectively more information

    Learn to create effective searches using keyword selection, combining keywords into search strings, and how to revise searches to find what you’re looking for. Keywords: Boolean, searching, English composition, writing program

  • Information Timeline more information

    Learn the process and timeline of information production, including details of the lifecycle of event coverage from initial news reporting to inclusion in academic resources. Provides contextual background to content and currency of informational materials; from daily periodicals and websites to books, journal articles, and reference resources. Keywords: research lab, writing program, English composition

  • Finding History Sources in the Library Catalog more information

    Practice exercise on using subject headings to locate History sources in the library catalog Keywords: library catalog record, topography, primary sources, autobiographies, side by side, OPAC, maps, QuickHelp

  • Using Primary and Secondary Sources: A Practice Tutorial more information

    Get practice with differentiating between primary and secondary sources for historical research. Includes practice activities with instant feedback. Keywords: periodicals, identifying sources, newspaper, oral histories, memoirs, documents, raw material

  • Finding History Sources in the Library Catalog more information

    Practice exercise on using subject headings to locate History sources in the library catalog Keywords: library catalog record, topography, primary sources, autobiographies, side by side, OPAC, maps, QuickHelp

  • How to Search Effectively more information

    Learn to create effective searches using keyword selection, combining keywords into search strings, and how to revise searches to find what you’re looking for. Keywords: Boolean, searching, English composition, writing program

  • Information Timeline more information

    Learn the process and timeline of information production, including details of the lifecycle of event coverage from initial news reporting to inclusion in academic resources. Provides contextual background to content and currency of informational materials; from daily periodicals and websites to books, journal articles, and reference resources. Keywords: research lab, writing program, English composition

  • MEDLINE/PubMed Introduction for Medical Students more information

    This tutorial will introduce health science students to MEDLINE via PubMed and help them gain basic searching skills within this database. Keywords: Medline, PubMed, National Library of Medicine, Clinical Queries

  • dataZoaâ„¢: Orientation and Login more information

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