Through videos, PowerPoint presentations, and handouts, this guide gives you a solid introduction to the most important library and research skills.
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2014
Would you like to learn more about library and research skills? If so, this guide is for you!
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- 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.
Log in to Blackboard to check your syllabus or submit your assignments.
- ECU Writing Center
Need help proofreading your paper? Contact the Writing Center!
- Information Technology Help Desk
Problems logging into your email or Blackboard? Ask the Help Desk!
Log in to access your transcript, course schedule, and more!
- Research Posters
Need help designing your research poster? Check out these templates and other tips.
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