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Research Basics Modules: Modules

Searching With A Purpose

Video tutorial to help with your research focus and getting started with searching.

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Video credit: Megan Kudzia

Popular, Scholarly, or Trade?

Learn the difference between three major types of articles. Get tips for using each type.

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Video credit: Emilia Marcyk

When Do I CIte?

Are you confused about when to cite? This video will help clear up your questions!

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Video credit: Megan Kudzia

Citation Management Tools

Brief overview of software that helps to organize and manage citations.

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Video credit: Emilia Marcyk (with Deborah Margolis)

Evaluating Information Online

Quick video on how to critically examine information online.

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Video credit: Emilia Marcyk

Embracing Uncertainty

What role does uncertainty play in academic life?

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Video credit: Emilia Marcyk (with Chana Kraus-Friedberg)

Anatomy of a Citation

This video will walk you through what a citation is and the different parts of a citation.

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Video credit: Megan Kudzia

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