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Guides/Tutorials

TIME MANAGEMENT

Use this helpful assignment calculator to finish your research project on time.

RESEARCH STRATEGIES

Learn how to:

  • Choose a topic;
  • Identify the main concepts;
  • Narrow the focus;
  • Identify and evaluate a variety of resources.

RESEARCH ROUTES

Pathways to information using LAMP

WORKSHEETS

LIBRARY CATALOG SEARCH TIPS

Get general search tips for LAMP, as well as information on using "truncation," "Boolean Searching" and the way to "limit" your results to just those materials you need.

SEARCHING DATABASES

This section will help you to choose which database best meet your needs, and how to use them effectively.

INTERNET HELP

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Internet:

  • What is it?
  • What is a URL?
  • Tutorials for beginners;
  • Links to other helpful web sites.

EVALUATING RESOURCES

Learn how to sift through a huge amount of information and identify sources that are not only appropriate but also reliable.

GIVING CREDIT

Learn how to identify the bibliographic elements essential for properly citing an information source. Apply appropriate ethical guidelines to the use and citing of information.