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Information Competency Video Tutorials
Watch these video tutorials to help prepare yourself for that upcoming research assignment or Information Competency Exam. Visit our Information Competency Requirement page for more information about fulfilling the information competency requirement.

Tutorials for CSM English Students
You will learn how to choose a research topic; develop a search strategy; select and search print and online resources; and cite your sources. Quizzes follow each topic. Your quiz score will be recorded on your Yellow Reporting Form when you come to the Writing Center (18-104).

Tutorials
Self-paced tutorials. You will learn how to choose a research topic; develop a search strategy; select and search print and online resources; and cite your sources.

How to Find a Book
This handout walks you through finding a book at CSM Library, explaining how the Library of Congress Classification system works, and how to find books organized with this system on our shelves.

Research 411
This interactive tutorial will help you make sense of the brave new information universe.
Note: The tutorial's quizzes are not available at this time.