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General Library Research Tutorial

Fundamental concepts and vocabulary used in library and information research.

How to Start

The Andruss Library's 'General Library Research Tutorial' consists of eight modules to help you develop your information-seeking and evaluation skills for your BU courses.  The tutorial takes approximately 2 hours and can be completed in several sessions.

Tutorial Contents

Module 1 - Orientation to Andruss Library
Module 2 - Introduction to Types of Information
Module 3 - Searching a Database
Module 4 - Understanding Citations
Module 5 - Using Internet Sources
Module 6 - Evaluating Sources of Information
Module 7 - Information Ethics: Citing Sources and Fair Use
Module 8 - A Search Strategy for Research Papers and Speeches

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Adapted from the Go for the Gold Tutorial, with permission from the James Madison University Libraries.

General Library Research Tutorial by Andruss Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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