This module covers types of
information sources you can use for your research assignments. After
completing this module, you should be able to: identify a variety
of information sources; distinguish between popular and scholarly
periodicals; identify characteristics of information on the Web; and,
identify characteristics of library resources.
This module has three sections
that answer the questions: 1. What are articles and periodical literature?
2. How do I search for articles using the library's databases? 3.
How do I find the full text of articles when all I have is the citation?
Quotes and Citations
This tutorial covers the basics of citing sources and copyright law.
Basic introduction to searching the library catalog. Covers how to find library materials by title,
author or subject, how to find call numbers, and how to request materials from other Blinn libraries.
Explains efficient and appropriate
uses of the Web for research. After completing the tutorial you should
be able to: understand the organization of the Internet; identify
the major types of Web sites; use search engines and metasearch engines
to search the Web; and, interpret and evaluate Web search engine results.