Research Tutorials

Using Magale Library's Resources

Beginning your Library Research http://screencast.com/t/6Jl7mxPDx

Conducting an EBSCO Database Search http://screencast.com/t/cszl5Ol68F

Other Online Tutorials

Library Online Basic Orientation
Designed to familiarize you with the key processes involved in finding and evaluating information for papers and projects. It contains web pages of information and short videos to help you learn to use to a variety of search tools.
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/lobo/template.php

Basic Information Literacy Tutorial
http://library.ccsu.edu/TILT/

Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web - University of South Carolina
http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/bones.shtml

Boolean Searching on the Internet
http://www.internettutorials.net/boolean.asp

PRIMO: Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (from the ACRL Instruction Section)
http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/sections/is/iswebsite/projpubs/primo/
PRIMO, formerly the Internet Education Project, is an ACRL Instruction Section project featuring a database of mostly undergraduate online tutorials covering a wide variety of topics—from a general overview of the research process to the specifics of how to navigate a psychology database. The database features some 250 tutorials from 1996 to 2012.

Search Google Effectively
http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation

Search Engine Savvy
* The Five-Step Search Strategy
* Studentís Guide to WWW Research

Understanding the Invisible Web
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet//InvisibleWeb.html

Subject Guides
Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, stacks call numbers, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area.
http://www.centenary.edu/library/reference/subject

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