Library Research Tutorials
The Research Process
Just assigned a research paper? (3:29)
The Research Process (3:32)
How to Narrow Your Topic (2:02)
Information on the Open Web
Research on the Open Web
Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface [NCSU Libraries]
Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles” [TED]
Evaluating Your Sources
Evaluating Sources for Credibility [NCSU Libraries]
Peer Review in Three Minutes [NCSU Libraries]
How to read a scientific paper: A guide for non-scientists [Prof. Jennifer Raff]
Using the Library website (3:06)
Financial Research Tutorial
Find an article from a citation (2:17)
Choosing a Database (3:39)
Search Techniques - Part 1
Search Techniques - Part 2
Annotated Bibliographies and Literature Reviews
Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students [NCSU Libraries] (9:38)
Citing Your Sources
APA Citating [6 videos]
MLA Style, 8th Edition: An Introduction [Marquette, Raynor Memorial Libraries]
Citing Resources: MLA (3:35)
Keeping Track of Your Sources
Zotero - A free tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.
Mendeley - A free reference manager and academic social network.
EndNote Basic - A web-based program that allows you to store, edit, and manage citations.
Note: First time users will be prompted to create an account to begin using EndNote Basic.
For faculty, librarians can help you select tutorials that reinforce Information Evaluation and Research Practices in your class. Ask your subject librarian for assistance choosing and accessing tutorials, embedding them in Moodle, or developing complementary discussion topics and activities.