Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Video Tutorials for the Beginner Researcher

Feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of doing academic-level research? Not sure where to start? Not sure how to choose a research paper topic or how to use the library databases?

If so, here are two resources that may help:
  1. Find Information Quick Start Tutorial - a brief cheat sheet for doing research using the library
  2. Academic Skills Video Tutorials - a series of informative and fun videos explaining steps in the research process such as choosing a topic, using databases, essay building, and creating a paper outline - each video is designed for the beginner. Scroll down the list of videos on the right side of the tutorial page to view all options.
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