Tutorials

This research guide features a collection of tutorials to help you do research.

What does it mean to synthesize information from multiple sources?

Synthesizing Information Video Objectives:

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Research as Inquiry

  • Synthesize idea from multiple sources

Source: Laurence Cruz (2014, September 13)
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How do I synthesize ideas from multiple sources?

Synthesizing Information Video Objectives:

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Research as Inquiry

  • Synthesize idea from multiple sources

Source: GCLearnFree.org (2012, August 6)
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Why do we cite sources?

Why We Cite Video Objectives:

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Authority is Constructed and Contextual

  • Develop their own authority on a topic by engaging with and citing credible sources

Information has Value

  • Respect the original ideas (creations) of others. Information created by others needs to be credited, even if some information is in the public domain or open access

Source: UNCWritingCenter (2012, April 24)
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What is plagiarism?

Information Ethics & Plagiarism Video Objectives:

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Research as Inquiry

  • Find and use information ethically

Source: Stewart Library (2016, May 26)
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How do I avoid plagiarizing?

How to Avoid Plagiarism: In 5 Easy Steps Video Objectives:

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Information has Value

  • Respect the original ideas (creations) of others. Information created by others needs to be credited, even if some information is in the public domain or open access

Research as Inquiry

  • Find and use information ethically

Source: Steelman Library (2017, August 17)
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How do I cite my sources in an oral report?

Oral Citations Video Objectives:

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Information has Value

  • Respect the original ideas (creations) of others. Information created by others needs to be credited, even if some information is in the public domain or open access

Research as Inquiry

  • Find and use information ethically

Source: COMMpadres Media (2016, November 1)
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How do I use NoodleTools?

NoodleTools: Getting Started with a Bibliography Video Objective:

  • Use NoodleTools to cite a source

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Information has Value

  • Respect the original ideas (creations) of others. Information created by others needs to be credited, even if some information is in the public domain or open access

Scholarship as Conversation

  • Credit the ideas of others

Source: dvclibrary (2012, September 9)
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Information has value

Information has Value Video Objectives:

  • Respect the original ideas (creations) of others. Information created by others needs to be credited, even if some information is in the public domain or open access.
  • See themselves not just as consumers of information, but also as producers.
  • Credit the ideas of others

Reveal related Information Literacy Frame Objectives

Information has Value

  • Respect the original ideas (creations) of others. Information created by others needs to be credited, even if some information is in the public domain or open access

Scholarship as Conversation

  • See themselves not just as consumers of information, but also as producers
  • Credit the ideas of others

Source: McMaster Libraries (2018, June 26)
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How to use this page: Present Your Project

The videos on this page provide step-by-step instructions and explanations for how to present your project, including how to and why cite sources, what is and how to avoid plagiarism, and how to use NoodleTools.

Scroll down the page or use the navigation menu to see the different videos.