Information Literacy Tutorials

Searching the Library Databases
Article Database Tutorials (HTML)

Seattle Community Colleges Tutorial
Information and Research Instruction Suite for Two-Year Colleges (HTML)

Developing a Thesis Statement or Research Question
Picking Your Topic IS Research!  – North Carolina State University (Flash)
Identifying a Topic – University of Wyoming (HTML)
Creating a Good Thesis Statement – East Tennessee State University (Video)
Develop a Research Topic that Works  – University of Cincinnati (Video)
Research is a Conversation — University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Flash)
It’s All About the Questions — Oklahoma State University (Video)

Primary & Secondary Research Documents
Information Cycle – University of Tennessee (Video)
Elements of a Research Article — University of Texas at San Antonio (Flash)
Empirical Research: How to Recognize and Locate — Cal State Fullerton (HTML)
Research Glossary — Research Connections (HTML)
Glossary of Psychological Terms — APA (HTML)

Scholarly & Popular Periodicals
Elements of a Research Article — University of Texas at San Antonio  (Mixed Media)
Peer Review — North Carolina State University (Flash)
Scholarship Is Like a Conversation — New Literacies Alliance (Mixed Media)
Scholarly Articles — SUNY, Albany (Video)

Evaluating Information
Evaluating Websites — Oklahoma City Community College (Video)
Credible Websites? — Vermont Technical College (Video)
Credible Sources Count – Acadia University (Flash)
Evaluating Websites – CSU, Fullerton  (Video)
What is a Library Database? — Enoch Pratt Free Library (HTML)
Fact and Opinion — Pearson Education (PowerPoint)
Evaluating Health Information – National Library of Medicine (HTML)
Who Do You Trust and Why? — Oklahoma State University (Video)
Evaluation: Fact or Fiction? — QUT library (Video)
How to Spot Fake News – (Video)
Safiya Noble | Challenging the Algorithms of Oppression (Video)

Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
You Quote It, You Note It! – Westchester Community College  (Flash)
Warning! Plagiarism – Stephen F. Austin State University (Video)
Plagiarism: How to Avoid It – Bainbridge State College (Video)
Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction – North Carolina State University (Video)
Understanding Plagiarism – Eastern Michigan University (Flash)

MLA Seventh Edition
MLA Style Guide – Indian River State College (HTML)
MLA Tutorial – Hunter College (Flash)
Sample MLA Paper — Purdue University (PDF)
MLA Resource Page — Bowling Green State University (HTML)
MLA Basic Citation Format (Video)

MLA Eighth Edition
MLA Format 8th Edition — EasyBib (HTML)
Purdue Online Writing Lab (HTML)
MLA Style Center (HTML)
MLA Style Center – Sample Papers (PDF)
What’s New in the Eighth Edition (HTML)
MLA 8th Edition Citation Guide – Valencia College (HTML)
MLA Style Guide, 8th Edition – Indian River State College (HTML)

A Brief Introduction to APA Style – Azusa Pacific University (Flash)
Writing in Style: APA Style Manual 6th Edition Training – University of Tennessee (Flash)
APA Style Guide – Indian River State College (HTML)
APA Style — Purdue Online Writing Lab (HTML)

Call Numbers
How to Read a Call Number – University of Arkansas (Video)