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This tutorial takes you through the steps of developing a focused research question from a broad topic. Keywords: research question, topic, narrow, English composition, writing program
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
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
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
This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions for using the UA Library Catalog to locate articles from a citation. Keywords: activity, QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, catalog searching, finding journal articles, accessing electronic resources, LexisNexis Academic Universe, database searching
Will help instructors add and modify the Business Research/Library Tools tab into their Blackboard courses.
Online worksheet designed to prepare students for database searching through brainstorming ideas and using Boolean search logic. Keywords: Boolean operators, refining search results, effective search techniques
Learn how accidental plagiarism happens and how to avoid it. Keywords: plagiarism
Introduction into finding SEC filings by public companies on the EDGAR database.
This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on using the UA Library Catalog to locate a variety of materials. Keywords: books, Library, English composition, writing program