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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
This interactive tutorial offers a brief introduction to the services and resources accessible through the library's website.
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. Includes practice activities. Keywords: Boolean, searching
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
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
This interactive, self-paced tutorial guides students through evaluating article abstracts and citations in order to determine their usefulness for a research topic. Covers areas to consider such as audience, point of view, and relevancy. Includes self-assessment exercises with instant feedback. Keywords: articles, references, research strategy, citation chaining, evaluating citations, related research
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
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