Research Tutorial Suites
Need to brush up on your research skills? Then try
There's also IRIS 4-2, a collection of programmed tutorials from Clarke College,
to help you learn about information and research.
What can it possibly mean?
Why should I believe it?
(And, or, and Not)
What's the difference?
How did that link get up there?
Lone Star College-North Harris Library Video Tutorials
The following tutorials are courtesy of the Lone Star College-North Harris Library. They offer these tutorial videos as a way for library users to learn how to use library resources. The videos are all on YouTube.
Part A: Information as a Concept
1. What Is Information? | YouTube | 3:05 | What does it mean for something to be information? This video answers that question.
2. Evaluating Information | YouTube | 6:32 | Are you using accurate information? This video gives you tips on being a discerning customer of information.
3. Evaluating Information on the Internet | YouTube | 6:27 | How can you distinguish between good and bad information on the Internet? This video tells you specific things to look for.
Part B: Library Research Databases
4. Using Academic Search Complete | YouTube | 3:23 |
5. Using ARTstor | YouTube | 4:51 |
6. Using Business Source Complete | YouTube | 3:32 |
7. Using CINAHL | YouTube | 2:57 |
8. Using the eBook Collection | YouTube | 7:52 |
9. Using JSTOR | YouTube | 3:42 |
10. Using Literature Resource Center | YouTube | 3:27 |
11. Using the Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection | YouTube | 3:50 |
12. Using the Science and Technology Collection | YouTube | 3:41 |
13. Using the World History Collection | YouTube | 3:33 |
Part C: Free Online Databases
14. Using Google Books | YouTube | 4:19 |
15. Using Google Scholar | YouTube | 5:15 |
Part D: Citing Your Sources
16. Citing Your Sources in MLA Style | YouTube | 7:42 |
17. Citing Your Sources in APA Style | YouTube | 7:00 |
Non-Academic Searching Workshop - please click here to access resources from this session