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Table of contents
Wondering where to start? Take a look at the table of contents below.
1. Home Base
- Table of contents for the LibGuide
- Kick starting your research
- What's at the library?
2. Search Strategies
- Learn how to navigate databases to find what you need
3. The Pre-Search Essay
- How to choose and find a topic to write about
- How to narrow your topic
- How to organize your research
- How to develop a research question
- How to use an organizer to find synthesis between your sources
4. Getting Specific with Research
- An eclectic collection of specific links and databases to help you search by subject or media type
5. Evaluating Sources
- Learn the ABC's of source evaluation
6. Generating Citations
- Links to guides on MLA and APA, as well as the Purdue OWL and the reliable citation generator KnightCite
7. Instructor Resources
- Library scavenger hunt lesson plans: help your students get to know the library.
- Source Evaluation lesson plans: help your students learn to differentiate between scholarly sources and non-scholarly sources.
- Academic honesty lesson plans and videos: help your students learn the difference between paraphrasing and plagiarizing.
- Library quizzes: test and evaluate your students' knowledge with pre-made quizzes
- Further resources: the ProQuest Research Companion database
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