RESEARCH TUTORIALS FOR CSM ENGLISH STUDENTS
  1. The Research Process
  2. Plagiarism and Copyright
  3. Print Resources and Search Strategies
  4. Online Databases
  5. Internet Searching and Evaluation
  6. Citing Your Sources

The Research Process - Start this tutorial

Sections:

Introduction to the Research Process
What is Research
Choosing a Topic
Determine Sources of Information
Develop Search Strategy
Quiz

Plagiarism and Copyright - Start this tutorial

Sections:

Plagiarism
Copyright
Quiz

Print Resources and Search Strategies - Start this tutorial

Sections:

Types of Print Resources
Subject Headings & Classification Systems
Call Numbers
Author, Title, Subject & Keyword Searching
Quiz

Online Databases - Start this tutorial

Sections:

Magazine and Journal Articles
Newspaper Articles
Literature Resource Center
Subject Specific Databases
Quiz

Internet Searching and Evaluation - Start this tutorial

Sections:

Introduction
Web Directories
Search Engines
Understanding a URL
Five Types of Webpages
Evaluation Criteria
Quiz

Citing Your Sources - Start this tutorial

Sections:

Parenthetical References
List of Works Cited
MLA & APA Citation Styles
Quiz