Through videos, PowerPoint presentations, and handouts, this guide gives you a solid introduction to the most important library and research skills.
Last Updated: Feb 8, 2013
Would you like to learn more about library and research skills? If so, this guide is for you!
Use the links below or the tabs above to navigate within this guide.
- Library Terms
Come to understand the terms librarians use to describe parts of the library and the information resources available to you.
Learn how to navigate the Linscheid Library building and our website.
- Research 101
Learn how to start your research for any class.
Learn how to use the CatPac, Linscheid Library's online catalog, to find books and more.
Learn the differences between various types of periodicals, search for articles and other information sources in EBSCOhost databases, and retrieve the information sources you have found in the databases and the CatPac.
Find out some tricks to get better results when using search engines like Google or Yahoo! and how to figure out if any given website is a good source of information.
- Citing & Writing
Learn about academic integrity, plagiarism, citations, and how to be a better writer.
- Academic Integrity
Learn all about the ECU Policy on Academic Integrity and the values of Academic Integrity in general.
- My Library Account
Log in to see what you have checked out, renew an item before it's due date, or to save/run often used searches.
- Research Posters
Interested in displaying your research on a professional looking poster? Click here to see how the library can help.
- Suggest a Purchase
It's your library - tell us what you want added to the collection.
- Suggest Improvements
Like to see something new or make a change in the library? Click here to tell us your idea.
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