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Free, online course teaches research strategies for graduate students

Date: January 11, 2016

Contact: Yvonne Mery


Do you want to improve your abilities to search, locate, and manage information? How about learning more about the legal and ethical issues of information access and use? Then register for the new D2L course - Graduate Information Research Strategies! (Find it in the Self Registration section, linked in the red bar at the top right of your D2L home page.)

This free, online course was designed by University of Arizona librarians, and is open to graduate students and researchers in all departments and disciplines. In this self-paced course, you can take all eleven learning modules, or use the self-assessment tool to help you determine which lessons to take. There are no scores or grades associated with this course, but many modules have opportunities to see others' responses to questions.

Sign up for this course to:

  • Develop graduate-level information research skills
  • Conduct comprehensive literature reviews
  • Learn how to manage your references
  • Learn about the open access movement
  • Understand copyright basics