Guides

Welcome! These guides are designed by your librarian to help you do research and find useful resources.

Research Skills

Library Tutorial - This guide is an introduction to the library and will help you begin to develop your information literacy skills.

The Research Process - Steps to guide you with writing a research paper or project.

Searching Databases - Searching scholarly databases can be confusing at first, this guide will instruct you through the process of learning a new skill.

Citing Your Sources - An overview of MLA and APA style citations with examples.

Dependable Resources - This guide discusses the differences between library databases and the internet.

Searching the Library Catalog - Along with help on searching the catalog, this guide discusses how to place Holds on library items. 

Requesting an Interlibrary Loan - Directions on how to find and request resources from another library.

Plagiarism 101  - This guide discusses the basics of plagiarism.

Copyright & Public Domain - This guide is a basic discussion about copyright, public domain, and how to find free materials, i.e. videos, images, music, for your projects. 


Subject Guides

Health Sciences / Nursing Guide - Find resources tailored to the health sciences in this guide.

American History - This guide will help you select academic resources for
American History. 

Subject Guides - Get research recommendations of resources for your specific subject area in this guide.


Career Guides

Career and Résumé Guide - Resources for career exploration with résumé writing information.

Health Career Guide - Resources for students interested in the health career field.


Additional Guides

Be Your Own Fact Checker - Information on fact checking websites.