Online Library Tutorials

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These online tutorials will teach you how to use the library, search our resources more effectively, and improve your research skills. 

These tutorials are available in a variety of formats, such as videos, HTML tutorials, and Canvas modules. Some of these have been produced by other libraries but have been handpicked by Randall Librarians.

Are you an instructor looking for an asynchronous tutorial not found below? We are happy to work with you to meet your course's needs. Please email Stephanie Crowe, Interim Associate Director, Research and Instructional Services, at crowes [at] uncw.edu

Getting Started

Developing a Search Strategy

Using Randall Library

Building Tour [ Video | 5:54 | Details ]
COVID 19 [ Video | 1:25 | Details ]
Get Help from Randall Library [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
Microfiche - Using [ Video | 6:06 | Details ]
Special Collections [ Video | 4:20 | Details ]

Types of Publications

Research Overview

Getting Items from Other Libraries

Getting Items from Other Libraries

Citing and Evaluating Your Sources

Citing and Evaluating Your Sources

APA Crash Course 7th Ed. [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
Evaluating Sources [ Video | 3:30 | Details ]
Factual or Opinion [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
MLA Crash Course 8th Ed. [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
Recognizing Plagiarism [ .html | Self-Paced | Details ]
Using Images From the Web [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
Zotero Introduction [ Video | 9:00 | Details ]

Course Tutorials

Course-Specific Tutorials

ART 476 [ Video | 2:35 | Details ]
COM 200 [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
ENG 101 [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
ENG 103/201 [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
HST 290 Canvas Modules [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
SOC/CRM 300 (Sociology/Criminology) [ Canvas Commons | Self-paced | Details ]
THR 165 Canvas Module [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced. | Details ]
UNI 101 (First Year Seminar) [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
UNI 201 (Transfer Seminar) [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]

CHHS

Cochrane Library [ Video | 10:45 | Details ]
Ovid Medline [ Video | 13:15 | Details ]
PubMed - Get the Full Text [ .html | Self-Paced | Details ]
R2 Digital Library [ Video | 3:00 | Details ]
UpToDate [ Video | 8:10 | Details ]

Makerspace Tutorials

Makerspace

Adobe Illustrator [ Video | 6:05 | Details ]
Adobe Premiere Pro 1 [ Video | 3:05 | Details ]
Adobe Premiere Pro 2 [ Video | 3:35 | Details ]
Adobe Premiere Pro 3 [ Video | 5:25 | Details ]
DMS Introduction [ Video | 1:10 | Details ]
DMS Recycling [ Video | 1:05 | Details ]
InDesign 1 [ Video | 6:10 | Details ]
InDesign 2 [ Video | 5:30 | Details ]
TinkerCAD 1 [ Video | 4;35 | Details ]
TinkerCAD 2 [ Video | 4:45 | Details ]

Community and K-12

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My Research Strategy

The "My Research Strategy" tool will walk you through the steps of creating a research strategy for your specific topic.