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Library Tutorials

Use these videos and tutorials to learn new tricks about library research

Videos from other Libraries

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Check out these great videos and tutorials from other libraries:

A) Research questions / processes

“Picking Your Topic IS Research!” by North Carolina State University Library (3:10)

“Bake Up Some Research” by University of Tennessee Chattanooga Library (4:13) 

“Moving into Discipline Specific Research” by University of Central Florida Library (2:00) 

“Developing a Research Question” by Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University (4:31) 

B) Evaluating resources / scholarly resources 

“Scholarly Research” by “From the Memoirs of a Modern Librarian” (3:22)

“What is a scholarly article” by Kimbel Library, Costal Carolina University (3:09)

“Anatomy of a Scholarly Article Tutorial” by North Carolina State University Libraries (graphic)

“Identifying a scholarly resource” by “From the Memoirs of a Modern Librarian” (graphic)

“How Library Stuff Works: How to Evaluate Resources (the CRAAP Test)” by McMaster University Libraries (2:09)

“Advanced Writing: Evaluating Sources” by iLearningServices at Brigham Young University (2:11)

“One Minute Tips: Scholarly vs. Popular Sources” by Old Dominion University Libraries (1:20)

“Peer Review in Three Minutes” by North Carolina State University Libraries (3:15)

C) Searching / Keywords 

“How Library Stuff Works: How to Choose Keywords” by McMaster University Library (2:42) 

“Quick Tips & Shortcuts for Database Searching” by “From the Memoirs of a Modern Librarian" (5:19)

“Selecting keywords” by Kimbel Library, Costal Carolina University (2:43)

“Keywords and Subject Terms” by Scribner Library, Skidmore College (2:10)

“Boolean Operators” by B. D. Owens Library, Northwest Missouri State University (3:03)

“Research 101: Building Keywords” by Northwestern University Library (1:45)

D) Funny

“Cookie Monster in the Library” by Sesame Street (2:54)

“Study like a scholar, scholar” by Brigham Young University Library (0:54)

Old Spice Guy talks about libraries (0:33)