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Finding a Periodical Article
The Library provides access to thousands of journals, magazines, and newspapers through periodical databases. Learn how to locate these sources.
Have a Citation? Find the Article!
Learn how to determine if the Library has access to the full text of a periodical and how to utilize Interlibrary Loan when it does not.
Learn to use OneSearch to find a variety of library resources.
Truth vs. Opinion & Fake News
A tutorial to assist student with developing their critical thinking skills:
distinguishing fact from opinion and/or falsehood; recognizing bias; identifying reputable information sources; recognizing fake news; & being open to new information that may contradict current beliefs
Get Started with Research
Need more help?
If you need further assistance for your assignments, please feel free to contact us at any time. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 1 business day. You might also consider using our Chat service during normal library operating hours. You can also schedule a 30-minute focused research session with a librarian if you are struggling with your research!
Reference desk - email@example.com, 410-386-8340
Library Orientation Fall 2020
Fall 2020: Please watch this "virtual tour" of the library as a part of your library orientation for English 101.
Evaluating Information Sources
Whatever resource you use, it is essential that you evaluate the quality of the information. Learn about the key criteria for evaluation.
How to fact-check online information (video)
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Here's a video tutorial for using Opposing Viewpoints in Context:
Films on Demand
Here's a video tutorial for using Films on Demand:
Types of Information
Here's a video about the types of sources you'll be using for most of your research projects: