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Research Help and Tutorials: How-To Videos

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How-To Videos

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OneSearch: Finding Sources

OneSearch: Using an Article

Finding Citation Information in Sources

Brainstorming Keywords

“Brainstorming Keywords.” YouTube, uploaded by Portland State University, 21 June 2012,

Generating and Using Keywords

University of Louisville Libraries: Research Assistance & Instruction. “Generating Keywords.” YouTube uploaded by UofLRA&I, 17 March 2017 

The Information Life Cycle

University of Nevada Las Vegas. “The Information Life Cycle.” Vimeo, uploaded by UNLV Libraries, 19 July 2016, 

One Perfect Source?

North Carolina State University Libraries. "One Perfect Source?" YouTube uploaded by NCSUL, 9 July 2014. This video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States license. Published July 2014

Source Types

University of Kansas Libraries. "Source Types." YouTube uploaded by KU Libraries, 7 Mar 2019, . Licensed under CC BY NC SA

Using eBooks: Just the Basics (2.5 minutes)

Using eBooks: All the Details (5 minutes)

Using Delta Library Links in Google Scholar

Accessing News Sources

Picking Your Topic

Picking Your Topic is Research” by Anne Burke Is licensed under CC BY NC SA, YouTube, 1 May 2014 

Evaluating Sources

 Western University. " Evaluating Sources." YouTube uploaded by Western University, 13 January 2012,

The CRAAP Test in Action

Portland State University Library. "The C.R.A.P. Test in Action: Websites." YouTube uploaded by PSUL, 10 August 2012

Evaluating Web Resources

What is peer review?

"Peer Review in 3 minutes." YouTube, uploaded by NC State Libraries, April 2014. This video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States license.  

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