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Tutorials - Howe Library

This page contains interactive tutorials, videos, print guides, and other resources that will show you how to use library resources and services.

Surveying the Information Landscape

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.

 

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Filetype: Interactive web content

Time to completion: 15:00-20:00 minutes

 

Engaging with Scholarly Information

 

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Filetype: Interactive web content

Time to completion: 15:00-20:00 minutes

 

Finding Articles

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.

 

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Filetype: Interactive web content

Time to completion: 1:00-20:00 minutes

 

Evaluating & Verifying Your Sources

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.

 

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Filetype: Interactive web content

Time to completion: 15:00-20:00 minutes

 

Classic Library Catalog Introduction

This brief guide will introduce you to the Classic Library Catalog. Learn how to quickly locate items held by UVM Libraries using title and keyword searching strategies.

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Filetype: Interactive web content

Time to completion: 5:00-10:00 minutes

 

Locate Newspapers with the Classic Library Catalog

Learn to locate historical newspapers that are part of the UVM Libraries' collections in all formats using the UVM Classic Library Catalog.

 

ThumbnailLocate Historical Newspapers with the Classic Library Catalog

Filetype: Interactive web content

Time to completion: 7:00-10:00 minutes

 

Reading & Working with Citations: an Introduction

Learn to read citations and bibliographies and then learn to use bibliographies as a jumping off point for further research.

 

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Filetype: Interactive web content

Time to completion: 10:00-15:00 minutes

 

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