|Basics of Library Research
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Introduction to the library's website
This video will introduce you to the McGraw-Page Library website and how to find help with your research.
Brainstorming/Mindmapping a topic
Coming up with an idea for a research topic can be hard. This video will help you brainstorm a topic with just the minimum information to start!
Searching in a database
Once you have your research topic, you may be asked to use articles - this video will show you how to use our library databases to find journal articles.
Searching in our catalog
You may be asked to use books or media for your project. This video will show you how to search in the library's catalog for books.
Working with database results
Once you have your search underway in the library database, you'll be presented with a lot of information. This video will help you navigate through all the results.
Better searching with Google
Google is always there, but how you use it may not be helpful. This video will share tips and tricks on how to search in Google to get better search results.
Academic Integrity (CREDO)
This video will introduce you to plagiarism and ethical behavior, and the idea that acting with academic integrity stems from an understanding that information has value, and appreciating scholarship as an academic conversation.
This video will discuss the different types of plagiarism and how to avoid it in your own writing.
This tutorial will introduce intellectual property, copyright, and creative commons to help you learn how to how to legally incorporate the work of others into your own research.