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University Libraries' Virtual Learning Tutorials: Research Tutorials: Getting Started

Interactive tutorials on library resources and information literacy concepts.

Introduction to Research

Getting Started with Research

New to college-level research? Use the tutorials on this page to start and finish your research project! If you need help at any part of the research process, ask a librarian!

Questions about Tutorials?

Contact Melissa Gomis (, Teaching & Learning Librarian, to learn more about tutorials.

Choosing a research topic
Choosing a Research Topic

+ A video, knowledge check, and digital activity to help you through the process of choosing a research topic.

Generating Keywords
Generating Keywords and Search Strategies

A tutorial on developing keywords for your research topic and developing a search strategy.

Peer Review
Peer Review

A video and knowledge check about the peer review process.

Scholarly and Popular Sources
Scholarly and Popular Sources

+ A video and handout about the differences between scholarly and popular sources and how to tell them apart.

evaluating sources for credibility
Evaluating Sources for Credibility

A video and knowledge check about evaluating sources.

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