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Tutorials: Resources-Tools

Searching in Google LibWizard Tutorial

Google can be easy to use, but do you know how to take advantage of its search capabilities? This tutorial will teach you fundamental Google search strategies for academic and personal use. 

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Using Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete includes books, scholarly articles, magazine and newspaper articles, videos, and more. It is a great place to start your research because of the wide scope of materials available.

 

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Using Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Researcher

Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Researcher provides broad information about a wide range of current events. Frequently included are pro/con lists, timelines, and featured perspectives.

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Using Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a collection of searchable online reference books including specialized encyclopedias.  This is an excellent resource for readable, background information.  This tutorial will show you how to find information in Credo Reference.

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Using Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints will help you find scholarly and popular sources about current events. Opposing Viewpoints provides multiple opinions on a variety of topics. Videos, images, and other media are also included.

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Using UC-eLinks for Full Text

http://gots.ucmerced.edu/tutorial/use-uc-elinks-for-full-text

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