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Research Roadmap is an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills. The tutorial covers the basics, including how to select a topic and develop research questions, select, search for, find, and evaluate information sources. It also covers the ethics of information use, including copyright and fair use, how to avoid plagiarism, and how to cite sources correctly.
Remote Capture: Digitising Documentary Heritage in Challenging Locations
This is a must-read how-to guide if you are planning to embark on a scholarly digitisation project. Tailored to the...
Access to Online Resources | SpringerLink
This book is published open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence.The book offers a concise guide for librarians, helping them...
Information Literacy: Searching in Scopus
This tutorial shows some of the specific features of the bibliographic database and search system Scopus. In this...
Open Science Training Handbook (ver 1)
The Open Science Training Handbook (ver. 1) is intended for anyone who wishes to host Open Science training events or...
U.S. Copyright Basics Tutorial
This lesson introduces the basics of U.S. copyright protection. Copyright is a form of legal protection that allows...
Public Librarians - BecomeALibrarian.org
A site that tells all the career of librarianship. "If you're looking for a job that is highly skilled, in demand and...
Information Literacy: PubMed
This tutorial is meant to show some of the specific features of the PubMed database and search system. In this module...
Habits of Mind Toolkit
This toolkit provides the foundational "habits of mind" or skills that underlie approaches to effectively interacting...
ChemSpider.com | Chemical Structure Database
ChemSpider is a free chemical structural database providing fast text and structure search access to over 63+ million...
CitizenScience.gov (USA) is an official government website designed to accelerate the use of crowdsourcing and Citizen...
Canadian School Libraries Research Archive – Scholarly and Practitioner Research about the School Library Learning Commons
The Canadian School Libraries Research Archive makes scholarly and practitioner research from all Treasure Mountain...
Metrics-Toolkit.org | Helping you use metrics responsibly
The Metrics Toolkit provides evidence-based information about research metrics across disciplines, including how each...
LIS Scholarship Archive (LISSA): Open Access Preprints for Library & Informational Sciences
LIS Scholarship Archive (LISSA) is a free, open access preprints service for Library & Information Sciences and allied...
Online Plagiarism Checker Tool | Plagiarismcheck.org
An advanced plagiarism checking tool that will help you identify plagiarism in any document, if it exists. Free and paid...
Library Tutorials | Libraries | Colorado State University
This website teachs basic and advanced boolean search, truncaiton, and "where do I start", etc.
Library Tools and Tutorials - Research Guides at Dominican University of California
This website provides multiple research guides on how to complete research. Some topics are annotated bibliography,...
LibGuides: Library Tutorials Best Practices: Creating Tutorials: Best Practices
This site provided access to mulltiple tutorials, LibGuides, PowerPoints, technology, etc. on how to research and locate...
Online Library Tutorials | UNCW Randall Library
There are multiple online tutorials on topics such as developing a search stratey, types of publication, search specifi...
LibGuides: Information Literacy Tutorials and Activities: Home
This is a very large information literacy site that covers multiple topics such as: evaluating information, peer review &...
How to Research | Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona
There are 4 library tutorials on: Getting started with research, Information resources, Using the library catalog, using...
Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
This Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (Framework) grows out of a belief that information literacy...
La Referencia: Latin America's Open Science/Open Access Repositories Network
La Referencia is Latin America's inner-connected network of Open Access repositories, consisting of 100+ academic...
ACRL Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee > Library
This collection, collated in Zotero, includes articles and other resources to help academic librarians teach diverse...
Improve your research skills | University of Arizona Libraries
This set of tutorials from the University of Arizona LIbraries gives guidance on key concepts, using databaess, writing...
Kelly KlinkeCommunity College
Steven Frederick BaljkasMWBARC
Heather Lea Moulaison SandyUniversity of Missouri System - Columbia
Karen AbrahamLaconia High School
Peter GatitiAga Khan University
Lori CassidyOrange Coast College
Dana TomlinState University of New York System - College at Old Westbury
Charissa JeffersonCalifornia State University, Northridge
Drew BagbyFront Range Community/Technical College
Janet SwatschenoUniversity of Illinois System - Urbana-Champaign
Christina WacPortage College
Jill Hallam-MillerBucknell University
Marian van HarmelenWageningen University & Research - Library
Gillian SochorMarshall University
Jenay SolomonUniversity of North Carolina System - Greensboro
Genevieve GoreMcGill University*
Cynthia AinsworthHartnell College
Rosanne HumesNassau Community/Technical College
Renee RuzickaMission College
Rachel MilaniHibbing Community College
John LiebhardtAmerican University of Sharjah
Gregg KiehlTompkins Cortland Community/Technical College
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Library & Information Services on the Web
'Snack Challenge' kicks off teen programming at the Santa Maria Public Library
Jun 22, 2018 08:00 PM PDT
'We did so much, so fast': Michelle Obama opens library convention in New Orleans
Jun 22, 2018 05:48 PM PDT
Waukegan Public Library rolls out exhibits about 'community helpers' for Early Learning Center
Jun 22, 2018 03:18 PM PDT
Coos Bay library set to host free robotic demonstrations for kids
Jun 22, 2018 01:15 PM PDT
2.5 million books. 33 years. Decatur's children's librarian set to retire.
Jun 22, 2018 11:56 AM PDT
Rec center priorities unveiled
Jun 22, 2018 09:41 AM PDT
Governor Abbott Appoints Four To Texas State Library And Archives Commission
Jun 22, 2018 08:45 AM PDT
Greater Johnstown school district officials thanks public for vote
Jun 22, 2018 08:33 AM PDT
Improving literacy rates, one library at a time
Jun 22, 2018 08:00 AM PDT
This Week from the Library June 22, 2018
Jun 22, 2018 07:48 AM PDT
Rockland Public Library presents 'Eating Better on a Budget: Great Grains & Power Proteins'
Jun 22, 2018 07:15 AM PDT
IT'S LITTLE AND FREE!
Jun 22, 2018 07:03 AM PDT
Chapel Hill Public Library Turns Goat Clearing into Educational Opportunity
Jun 22, 2018 06:52 AM PDT
Community calendar for June 22, 2018
Jun 22, 2018 06:41 AM PDT
Brooke Astor collection heads to research room at library
Jun 22, 2018 05:11 AM PDT
Shoosh? Not so fast. York County libraries are getting loud this summer.
Jun 22, 2018 05:00 AM PDT
Lincoln Public Library events, announcements
Jun 22, 2018 04:03 AM PDT
More TGE reports incoming with the new CMU Library
Jun 22, 2018 03:30 AM PDT
NGO Opens Library In Dimapur District Jail To Promote Digital Literacy, Reading Culture
Jun 22, 2018 01:33 AM PDT
Lib & Info on Twitter
- RT @LibnOfCongress: I’m so inspired by my friend @MichelleObama. Great way to start @alaannual. #ALAAC18 https://t.co/oMhHjTgRlQ, photo: pic.twitter.com/oMhHjTgRlQ46 minutes ago | ALALibrary
- Top Ten Tweets--Friday: Getting to NOLA (or not -- shout out to the #alaleftbehind!) and waiting for Michelle Obama… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…55 minutes ago | amlibraries
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- Look at all these librarians who are getting American’s children and teens #ReadyToCode! Congrats on the beta relea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
- “Reading = Hope x Change” #alaac18 https://t.co/PnLF3SB0SE, photo: pic.twitter.com/PnLF3SB0SE5 hours ago | amlibraries
- "Dangerous for us to dehumanize each other. We are all just people with stories to tell. We need to know everyone's… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5 hours ago | amlibraries