The tutorials and guides listed below are required course work for all sections of ENGS 1. Each class will complete the guides and tutorials listed but the dates will vary for each section. Talk with your instructor for more details.
This page describes a strategy for generating keywords before you start to search and provides links to recommended sources for locating background information on a topic. It also includes a link to the Keyword Brainstorming Table which you should print out and complete.
In our daily lives and in academic research, we encounter a vast array of information and we interact with it in complex ways. In this guide, we will explore the big picture of information consumption, including "filter bubbles" and how to avoid them.
Most research projects will require you to use "scholarly" articles. So what makes information "scholarly"? This guide examines the special characteristics of scholarly information and why it is important for academic research.
This guide will help you choose the right tool for your research, according to the material you need and where you are in the research process. You will also learn simple and advanced techniques for using these tools effectively.
Can we trust the information around us? It can be hard to judge the quality of information, especially when you're not an expert on the topic. In this guide, you will acquire strategies for evaluating and verifying that you can apply to all kinds of information.