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HANDOUTS

These are electronic copies of the handouts available in the library:

Self-Guided Tour

General Information

Sources to Use in the Library

Research Strategies/Basic Search Techniques

Evaluating Information

Magazines vs. Journals

TUTORIALS

The following online video tutorials will provide guidance on the research process:

Library Virtual Tour

Online Library Services Overview

Library Research: 2 Minute Overview

OneSearch Basics 

How to choose a research question 

Cite sources in MLA style, including 8th edition updates 

Formatting your paper in MLA Style

Finding Law Journal Articles with LexisNexis Academic

EVALUATING INFORMATION

LRCCD Information Evaluation Website: A website with resources, readings, and lesson ideas for evaluating information and spotting "fake news." Created by the LRCCD Librarians.

The following sites provide guidance on evaluating all types of information:

CRAAP Test from CSU, Chico
Evaluating Information from Purdue University Libraries
Evaluating Information from Indiana University Libraries

The following two sites list evaluation criteria specifically for information found on the web:

Evaluating Webpages from UC Berkeley
Evaluating Information Found on the Internet from Johns Hopkins University

THE ASSIGNMENT CALCULATOR

Don't fall behind on your research!

This tool provides step-by-step suggestions for completing your research assignment on time. Since every project is different, feel free to use only the information that is helpful for you. It's like your own personal project manager for research!

The Assignment Calculator