This key website, developed by Kent State (the educators who developed TRAILS), contains:
This tutorial is designed to help you learn the essential library and research skills that will assist you in finding information for papers and projects. After completing all of the lessons, you should have learned the necessary skills to conduct a successful search for information.
Format: Graphic Novel PowerPoints for the following topics:
This tutorial guides students through the research process by including graphic organizers, websites and tutorials for the following questions:
Includes interactive tutorials on the following topics:
Sources for Courses — Shows how to choose academic resources wisely, improve search results, and locate the information you need.
Credible Sources Count! — Outlines some questions to ask yourself when evaluating what you find on the web.
Research It Right! — Describes the steps of the research process from finding a topic to the final product.
Searching with Success! — Demonstrates how to better approach searching the web for information.
You Quote It, You Note It! — Explains the basics of avoiding plagiarism by learning why, when, and how to cite.