Can the library recommend any videos or research tutorials?

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Yes, yes we can:

The Research Process

So you just got assigned a research paper

Just assigned a research paper? (3:29)

The Research Process

The Research Process (3:32)

How to Narrow Your Topic (2:02)

Information on the Open Web

How Search Works [Google]

How Search Works [Google]

Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface

Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface [NCSU Libraries]

Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles"

Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles” [TED]

Evaluating Your Sources

Research on the Open Web

Research on the Open Web

Evaluating Sources for Credibility [NCSU Libraries]

Evaluating Sources for Credibility [NCSU Libraries]

Peer Review in Three Minutes

Peer Review in Three Minutes [NCSU Libraries]

Finding Information

Using the Library Website

Using the Library website (3:22)

Financial Research Tutorial

Financial Research Tutorial

Find a citation 

Find an article from a citation (2:17)

Database Searching

Choosing a database

Choosing a Database (3:39)

Search Techniques: Part 1

Search Techniques - Part 1

Search Techniques: Part 2

Search Techniques - Part 2

Annotated Bibliographies and Literature Reviews

Annotated Bibliography Tutorial

Annotated Bibliographies

Literature Review Tutorial

Literature Reviews

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students [NCSU Libraries]

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students [NCSU Libraries] (9:38)

Citing Your Sources

Why Citation is Important

Why Citation is Important [Tim Hodge] (2:01)

Citing in APA

APA Citation [6 videos]

Citing Resources (MLA)

Citing Resources: MLA (3:35)

Keeping Track of Your Sources


 Zotero - A free tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

Zotero tutorials


Mendeley - A free reference manager and academic social network.

Getting Started with Mendeley

Endnote basic

EndNote Basic - A web-based program that allows you to store, edit, and manage citations.

Note: First time users will be prompted to create an account to begin using EndNote Basic.

Looking for more? Additional tutorials are available through our Information Literacy Course Modules (ILCM) by Credo and the library youtube channel.

For faculty, librarians can help you select tutorials that reinforce Information Evaluation and Research Practices in your class. Ask your subject librarian for assistance choosing and accessing tutorials, embedding them in Moodle, or developing complementary discussion topics and activities.