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LIBS 201

Welcome

Welcome to the Libs 201 Research Guide where you will find tips for finding resources. Use the above tabs to navigate the guide.

Organizing Your Research

1. Create folder (in One Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox...) and title the name of the class.

2. Create another folder inside the class folder. This is where you will:

a. Save your notes (and citations) for the assignment.

b. Save all scanned/electronic sources.

3. Open Word document

a. Give it title related to assignment (e.g. Notes for Climate Change paper)

b. Save in the assignment folder

Librarian Contact Information

Barbara Anderson, Ed.D.
Head of Instruction and Learning

Office: 1035 AUD
Phone: 312-341-3647

Email Me

 

 

Guide Index

I. Home

  • Your Library ID
  • Creating Your Library Account
  • Index
  • Help
  • Librarian
  • Organizing Your Research

II. Start Your Research

  • Searching
  • Reasons For Using Library Databases
  • Keywords or Subject Headings?
  • Primary/Secondary Resources

III. Finding Background Information

  • Subject Specific Encyclopedias/Databases
  • Newspapers
  • Blogs
  • Popular Magazines
  • Evaluating Websites
  • Use of Wikipedia

IV. Finding Scholarly Resources

  • Discussion of Scholarly Resources
  • Scholarly Article Databases
  • Open Access Journals on the Web

V. Cite Resources

  • MLA Citation Resources
  • Paraphrasing

Help

1. Phone:

a. Chicago: 312-341-3639/49
b. Schaumburg: 847-619-7980

2. Email

3. Chat

4. Schedule one-on-one