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Research Skills Tutorial

This is a self-paced, non-credit course that covers research skills, critical thinking, media and internet literacy, and understanding the complexities of the modern information environment (including libraries.)

What You Will Learn

Learning Objectives

At the end of this section, you will:

  • Understand primary and secondary sources, where to find them, and how they are used
  • Understand scholarly and popular sources, where to find them, and how they are used
  • Understand the peer review process
  • Understand the different types of information sources and how they compare in terms of who creates them and publishes them, the kind of information they contain, and how to find them
  • Understand the importance of timeliness in information sources, and how to find information sources that were created within a certain date range