Library Guides and Handouts

  • The following guides/handouts will provide you with information you may need as you work on your assignments.

    Most of the guides/handouts will be available in PDF format.  You will need Acrobat Reader to access these files.  You can download Acrobat Reader for free  here .

            Research Port

    These handouts will provide information on Research Port including how to access it and how to use it to assist with your research needs.

    Research Port - Basics  (PDF)

               Library Catalog

              How to Read a Catalog Entry  (PDF)

              Databases

              Database Search Tips  (PDF)

              Academic Search Premier - How to Read a Citation  (PDF)  

      Handouts on InterLibrary Loan 

              Registering for Interlibrary Loan  

              Using Interlibrary Loan

      More Handouts

              Plagiarism  (PDF)

             The Research Process  (PDF)

              How to Evaluate Internet Sites  (PDF)

              Boolean and Database or Internet Searches  (PDF)

              Preparing an Annotated Bibliography  (PDF)

             Where do you find: Statistical Information?  (PDF)