Library Research Tools in Blackboard
For students in online classes, there is now a "Research Tools" button in Blackboard that is available to you. View this short video to discover what kind of research assistance is available in this area on Blackboard.

Information Literacy Tutorial
This NCC Library Tutorial will prepare you to explore and research the online world.

Finding Articles in ProQuest
This 3- minute video will show you how to conduct a search, narrow results, and locate full-text articles in the ProQuest database

Finding Articles in EbscoHost
This three-minute video will show you how to conduct a search, narrow results, and locate a full-text article in the EbscoHost database.

Finding Articles in CINAHL
This 3.5 minute video will show you how to conduct a search, narrow results, and locate full-text articles in the CINAHL database

Finding Articles in the Literature Resource Center
Looking for information on literary criticism? Use this tutorial to learn how to find articles, overviews, and biographies in the Literature Resource Center database.

Finding Books in SpartaCat
This brief introduction to SpartaCat, our online catalog, will show you how to search for books and other materials in the Library's collection.

Finding E-Books
This short 3-minute tutorial will  show you how to locate e-books using SpartaCat, our online catalog.

Finding Literature Resources in Gale Virtual Reference Library
This short video tutorial will show you how to locate literature resources in the Gale Virtual Reference Library database containing the series Short Stories for Students, Poetry for Students and Drama for Students. 

Recognizing an Original Research Article
This short video tutorial is designed to help NCC students identify and locate original research articles.

Searching PsycARTICLES
This two-minute video tutorial will show you how to search PsycARTICLES database and use its thesaurus to modify search results.

inflite Tutorial

Additional Tutorials

MLA Basics (11 slides)
This slide show will give you a basic understanding about formatting, writing, and citing sources in a paper written in MLA style.

MLA In-Text Citation (14 slides)
This slide show will give you a foundation for how to cite sources within the body of your MLA-style paper. You will learn about introducing and formatting quotations and will see various examples of how to cite sources that you used in writing your research paper.

MLA Works Cited Page (31 slides)
This slide show will give you a foundation for creating source citations for an MLA-style reference page. Examples from books, journals, magazines, newspapers, web sites, and databases are included.

APA Basics (12 slides)
This slide show will give you a basic understanding about formatting, writing, and citing sources in a paper written in APA style.

APA In-Text Citation (19 slides)
This slide show will give you a foundation for how to cite sources within the body of your APA-style paper. You will learn about introducing and formatting quotations and will see various examples of how to cite sources that you used in writing your research paper.

APA Reference Page (27 slides)
This slide show will give you a foundation for creating source citations for an APA-style reference page. Examples from books, journals, magazines, newspapers, and databases are included.

Bare Bones 101: A Basic Tutorial On Searching the Web

Evaluating Web Resources (Widener University)

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