Note: This information is adapted from the textbook used in LIS 1001, Library Skills, which is a one credit course offered during the fall and spring semesters.
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Biography Research Guide
A research guide for finding biographical materials.
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Business Research Guide
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College Success Guide
A brief introduction to library resources describing how to use the LRC catalog to find books and other media and how to access the LRC databases.
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Resources and search strategies to use in locating information about current events or research general topics.
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Dental Assistant Research Guide
Instructional guide for finding dental information in the LRC and online.
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Education Research Guide
Help in location information about education topics
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Finding Children's Books in the LRC Collection
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History Research Guide
Research guide for history.
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Humanities Research Guide
An overview of resources on the Humanities.
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Identifying a Scholarly Journal
Magazines are periodicals for general reading, while journals are periodicals that contain scholarly articles and information on research development in a particular field. If your assignment calls for the use of a scholarly journal as a source, this document lists characteristics of journals that set them apart from magazines.
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Identifying a Scholarly Website
When using the Web for academic research, it is necessary to evaluate the quality of the Web resources to determine whether these characteristics are present.
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Literary Criticism - Drama
Research guide for drama literary criticism.
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Literary Criticism Research Guide
An overview of literary criticism resources and research techniques.
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Literature Research Reference List
A reference list for literature research.
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LRC Information for Associate Faculty
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LRC Information Guide
An overview of LRC services and policies
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LRC Periodical List - Alphabetical
An alphabetical listing by title of the periodicals (magazines and journals)to which the LRC subscribes.
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LRC Periodical List - By Subject
A list of the periodicals (magazines and journals) to which the LRC subscribes and has physical copies.
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Nursing and Allied Health Guide
Research guide to find books and scholarly articles in the nursing and allied health field.
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Religion Research Guide
A research guide for religion.
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Science Research Guide
A research guide for science.
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A list of a variety of research paper topics with specific guidance on where to find information using library resources.
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