Orientation & Tutorials
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Searching the Library Catalog
Find a number of suggested resources for your program using our updated subject guides. Resources are arranged by topic and include print and online reference, databases, journal articles, e-research sources, internet sites, primary sources, and more.
Fed up with Google's 300,000+ results? Feeling overloaded with information? Try using a Boolean search to get the resources you need quicker.
The Basics of a Citation
Do you need to create a citation but not sure what information you need?
Did your instructor say something about APA, MLA, or Turabian? Do you need access to a ciatation style manual?
Primary vs. Secondary Sources
Do you need a primary source for that research paper? Do you know the difference between primary and secondary? Let us help!
How do I evaluate the quality and credibility of print, online and other resources? Check out this video and view/download this evaluation tool to help!
Resources Tutorials through NCLIVE
Please visit the Resource Tutorials page of NCLIVE for further video tutorials. Video topics include basic and Advanced Searches, navigating Literary Reference Center, viewing Ebooks, and much more!
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Where to Start? Guide
How to analyze your assignment, select a topic and begin the research process
Library of Congress Catalog Classification System