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Research Guides & Tutorials

What are Research Help Guides?

These guides will help you select a topic, find information on it from a variety of sources, and cite those sources.

Step-by-step guide: Step-by-Step Text Tutorial

Video tutorial: Link to Video Tutorial [all tutorials require the Adobe Flash Player download Flash Player]

Start my research project?

Find scholarly (peer-reviewed) journal articles?

Find theses & dissertations?

Interlibrary Loan Tutorial

Interlibrary Loan RegistrationVideo tutorial[1:37]

Request articles using Interlibrary Loan Video tutorial[1:55]

Interlibrary Loan Webpage

Find It Tutorial

Find It

Find It Tutorial Video tutorial

Additional Video Tutorials

Library Website Overview Video tutorial[3:00]

Course Reserves Tutorial Video tutorial[1:20]

Finding Databases Tutorial Video tutorial[3:30]

Plagiarism Tutorial (from Acadia University) Video tutorial