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Tutorials on Research Skills

Getting Started

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Library Workshop: Research 101
The Research 101 workshop will help you demystify the entire research process, from developing your topic to finding full-text articles online. Work through the entire tutorial at your own pace, or quickly view just the sections you need.


Finding Articles

Full-text articles via UC-eLinks (4.5 min.)
Learn how to find PDFs for articles you want to read.


Online Sources and Peer Review

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Evaluate Scholarly Sources Online (5 min.)
Learn how to evaluate peer-reviewed sources that you find online.


Tutorials on Specific Resources

OskiCat Lookup Bookmarklet

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Using it in Firefox (1 min.)
This tutorial explains how to use the OskiCat bookmarklet in your Firefox browser.

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Using it in Internet Explorer (1.5 min.)
This tutorial explains how to use the OskiCat bookmarklet in Internet Explorer.


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