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Tutorials: Resources-Tools

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is a great database to use as you start your research. Learn how you can use it to access a wide range of materials.

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Accessing and Navigating Ebook Central (ProQuest) eBooks in Melvyl Tutorial

Use Melvyl to search for Ebook Central eBooks in the ProQuest database which includes features like reading online, downloading chapters, citation generation, and annotation.

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Accessing RefWorks to Create an Account

Learn how to create an account and begin accessing the many features of RefWorks. (3:00)


Analyzing HathiTrust Digital Library Data With The HathiTrust Research Center

Learn how the HathiTrust Digital Library Data and the HathiTrust Research Center can support your text analysis research and data mining via their full suite of analysis tools.

Create a Bibliography Using RefWorks

Learn to use RefWorks to create a bibliography. (~2:40min)

Finding Databases for Research

Use the library's online Database listing to find relevant databases for research.

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Finding Empirical Studies in PsycINFO

PsycINFO is a psychology database that you can use to find empirical articles (articles that report on original research).

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Finding Important Journals in a Research Discipline

This interactive tutorial will show you how to locate the important journals in a research discipline using the Journal Citation Reports (JCR).

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Google Scholar Tips

Search in Google Scholar for journal articles, patents, technical reports, working papers, preprints, and conference presentations.

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Learn the Basic Functionality of RefWorks in 5 Minutes

This video will cover the basic functionality of RefWorks to get you started with your research. (~ 5:00)