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Library Research Tutorial: About

How To Start

The Library Research Tutorial consists of 6 modules designed to help you develop your information-seeking and evaluation skills. The tutorial takes approximately 75 minutes and can be completed in several sessions.

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Learning Objectives

The Library Research Tutorial prepares students to:

  • Determine what information is needed.
  • Find information efficiently using a variety of sources.
  • Evaluate the quality of the information.
  • Use the information effectively for an appropriate purpose.
  • Use information ethically and legally.


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The Shake Library's Library Research Tutorial is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


This tutorial is adapted from the General Library Research Tutorial by Benedictine University (licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License) which is adapted from the General Library Research Tutorial by Andruss Library (licensed under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 License).

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