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Foundations of Research

This guide lays the foundation for critical research skills. You learn these skills in IS 101 and can review them at any time.

IS 101: Large Group Session

Thank you all for bearing with me during today's session! Technology is always interesting! Ah, well, "grace and flexibility" is my slogan this year, and I invite you to adopt it, too! Reach out anytime if you have library questions!

Searching Tutorial

Introduction to Searching: OneSearch and ProQuest Central

Take the tutorial linked below to get started using OneSearch and ProQuest Central.

Read along to the videos in the tutorial or watch the videos separately below:

Searching Supplemental Materials

OneSearch and ProQuest Central Video Transcripts

Looking ahead: advanced search strategies

Advanced Searching Strategies

IS 101 covers the basic foundations of research. As you progress through your studies, you'll find yourself needing more advanced searching strategies. The LibHacks guide showcases a few of these.

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