All Handouts A-Z
- APA Style Quick Sheet
APA style in text citation examples on one side. Reference list citation examples on the other.
- Copyright and Plagiarism
Defines and discusses copyright on one side and plagiarism on the other.
- Database Search Tips
A list of tips on how to craft more effective database searches.
- Developing a Research Question
When you begin preparing to write a research paper, one of the most useful things you can do is to develop a research question to guide you as you work. This sheet describes how.
- Developing a Topic and Generating Search Terms
Highlights resources to help topic development and provides a matrix to guide search-term brainstorming.
Learn how to find EasyBib, log in for the first time and create a project, as well as how to cite sources and create a finished works cited list or bibliography of references.
- Evaluating Articles
Provides a lists of considerations for students to keep in mind as they determine whether or not an article from a journal, magazine, newspaper or website is appropriate for the task at hand.
- Evaluating Information
Lists and describes criteria to help evaluate print or online information.
- Google Scholar
Describes the utility of Google Scholar and provides instructions on its use, including how to modify your Google Scholar settings to take advantage of the Library Links Program.
- Google Search Tips & Modifiers
Provides tips on Google-specific search modifiers to refine searches and get the best results. Created by Google.
- Library Vocabulary
A list of library-related vocabulary words with their definitions. Especially useful for ESL or ABSE students.
- MLA Citation Guide
A more extensive list of examples of works cited page citations in MLA style.
- MLA Style Quick Sheet
MLA style in text citation examples on one side. Works cited list citation examples on the other.
- Scholarly and Popular Articles: What is the Difference?
Explains the difference between articles from popular magazines and scholarly journals, with examples of each.
- Scholarly Articles: What to expect
Learn about the kinds of information provided in scholarly articles, how to find them and weave them into a project.
- Website Evaluation
Lists four specific steps you can take to help you evaluate whether or not a website is appropriate for use in college-level classes.
- Wikipedia: The Good and the Ugly
Lists appropriate and inappropriate uses of Wikipedia for college-level research.
Total Handouts: 17