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Choosing and Narrowing a Topic
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Apr 9, 2013
In these tutorials learn about resources that can help you select a topic for that paper/project while also narrowing it to fit the scope of the assignment.
Course Reserves
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Mar 23, 2011
In this tutorial learn how to locate course reserves at Rice Library.
Database Tutorials
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Dec 18, 2013
eBooks
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Feb 26, 2014
In this guide learn how to search for and access eBooks. This tutorial discusses EBSCO eBooks, Safari Books Online, and ebrary.
EBSCOhost Databases
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Mar 24, 2011
In the following tutorials learn about some of the advanced features available in the EBSCOhost databases including the creation of an account, controlled vocabulary searching, and utilizing cited references.
Evaluating Websites
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Nov 9, 2010
In this tutorial you will learn a method for evaluating websites for scholarship.
Full-Text
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Feb 26, 2014
In this tutorial and guide learn how to find the full-text of an item using Article Linker within many of Rice Library's databases.
Google Advanced Search
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Nov 12, 2010
In this tutorial learn how to use the Advanced Search of Google for better Internet searching.
Google Scholar
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Jul 1, 2014
In this tutorial learn about Google Scholar, a research tool that searches scholarly publications instead of the entire Internet.
Information Cycle
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Apr 14, 2011
In this tutorial you will learn how news events become various types of information as time progresses.
Journal Finder
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Apr 5, 2011
In this tutorial learn how to use Journal Finder to find the full-text of specific journals (in print and online) through Rice Library.
Library Account
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Nov 30, 2010
In this tutorial you will learn how to access your library account, request items that have been checked out, and save searches and items to lists for later use.
Library Catalog
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Mar 31, 2014
This guide will show you how to search the Library Catalog, how to read call numbers and give you more information about your library account.
Library Tour
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Mar 10, 2011
In this tutorial you will take a brief tour of Rice Library learning about the various resource available throughout its four floors.
Plagiarism
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Apr 11, 2011
In this guide and tutorial learn exactly what constitutes plagiarism, the consequences of plagiarizing another's work, and how to avoid plagiarism.
Printing and Copying in Rice Library
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Mar 14, 2011
In these tutorials learn the basics of printing, copying, and adding money to your FLEX account.
Reference Sources
by Joanne Artz, Instructional Services - Last Updated Dec 17, 2010
In this tutorial learn what constitutes a reference source, how it will benefit your research, and how to utilize print and online reference sources from Rice Library.
Renew an Item
by Phil Orr, Instructional Services - Last Updated Jul 5, 2011
In this tutorial learn how to renew books online through your Rice Library account.
Research Assignments
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Mar 16, 2012
What's an Annotated Bibliography and Literature Review? Find Out!
Scholarly vs. Popular Sources
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Dec 13, 2010
This tutorial will explain the differences between scholarly and popular resources.
Search Engines
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Aug 8, 2013
In this tutorial you will learn about the basic methods of searching the Internet including search engines, metasearch engines, and subject directories.
Social Media
by Katie Loehrlein, Phil Orr - Last Updated Jun 5, 2014
This is a guide to help you find information about Social Media. Below is a collection of links to resources that can be found at the library, through the library's databases, and on the Internet. Please, leave feedback.
Thesis Statements
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Mar 16, 2012
In this tutorial learn what constitutes a thesis and how to create strong thesis statements.
WorldCat
by Instructional Services - Last Updated Feb 26, 2014
In this online tutorial, you will learn how to access and search the catalog WorldCat as well as request WorldCat items through Interlibrary loan.
 

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