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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 contact us to request virtual library instruction

Getting Started

Developing a Search Strategy

Using Randall Library

Types of Publications

Research Overview

Finding Books and Articles

Getting Items from Other Libraries

Getting Items from Other Libraries

Citing and Evaluating Your Sources

Course Tutorials

Course-Specific Tutorials

ENG 101 [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
ENG 103/201 [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
SOC/CRM 300 (Sociology/Criminology) [ Canvas Commons | Self-paced | Details ]
THR 165 [ Video | 6:10 | Details ]
UNI 101 (First Year Seminar) [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]
UNI 201 (Transfer Seminar) [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced | Details ]


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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.