Research Tutorials

Use the tutorials below to learn how to improve your searches in the databases, how to find and use credible websites, and how to avoid plagiarism. 

Searching Effectively Using AND, OR, and NOT

Source: Colorado State University Libraries
http://lib.colostate.edu/tutorials/boolean.html

 

Evaluating Information from the Web

Source: Central Piedmont Community College             
http://lecturecapture.cpcc.edu/Epsilon/eLearning/articulate/2011/web-eval/player.html

 

Oops, I Plagiarized - When and How to Cite Sources and Tips for Avoiding Accidental Plagiarism

Source: UCLA Libraries
http://unitproj.library.ucla.edu/col/bruinsuccess/03/01.cfm