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  • The Literature Review more information

    Comprehensive guide for graduate students in the social sciences on researching and writing literature reviews. Topics covered include locating background information, the components of the literature review, the initial steps of a literature review, critical analysis guidelines and recommended research resources. Keywords: RefWorks, study carrels, dissertations, theses, UA Code of Conduct, Code of Academic Integrity

  • 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

  • Locating Manuscripts in Special Collections more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on the process of locating special collections materials from the UA Library Catalog, interpreting item catalog records and using finding aids. Keywords: archives, rare books, primary sources, finding aids

  • Searching the Library Catalog more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on using the UA Library Catalog to locate a variety of materials. Keywords: English composition, writing program, books, Library

  • ReferenceUSA more information

    This tutorial will introduce you to the different search capabilities of ReferenceUSA. 

  • Searching ProQuest Dissertations & Theses more information

    Learn how to search for dissertations and master's theses, with mostly full text from 1996 onward. Keywords: master's, thesis, dissertation