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Tutoring and Writing Center
The Tutoring & Writing Center offers both in-person and online assistance with any writing in all courses, research, study skills coaching, and beginning American Sign Language or Spanish.
Get started with your research! Our databases provide access to the subject encyclopedias, academic journals, and background information you need to ace your projects.
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Welcome to the Virtual Library Orientation!
These interactive tutorials will introduce you to conducting academic research. The VLO has three parts. Part 1 deals with background information in college writing assignments, part 2 addresses scholarly sources in college writing assignments, and part 3 is the VLO quiz.
Part 1: Starting Your Research Process
Part 2: Digging into Scholarly Sources
Approaching Scholarly Sources Tutorial
Scholarly sources are a big deal in academic research. They may seem scary at first - but don't worry! This tutorial will demonstrate what makes scholarly sources awesome, and why you should use them in your college writing.
Using Academic Search Premier for Scholarly Research
Now that you know why Scholarly sources are great, use this tutorial to learn how to find them in Academic Search Premier, one of our most versatile and useful scholarly databases.
Part 3: Take the Virtual Library Orientation Quiz
The VLO quiz will test your grasp of the concepts and methods taught in the four VLO tutorials.
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