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ENGL 1900 Library Research Tutorial

Library research tutorial for students in English 1900: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric & Research at SLU.

Getting Started

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The English 1900 Library Research Tutorial consists of 6 modules designed to help you develop your information-seeking and evaluation skills. The tutorial takes approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes and can be completed in several sessions.

 

Begin the Tutorial

Information for Instructors

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the English 1900 Library Research Tutorial, students will...

  • Identify how to access research help and resources via the SLU Libraries in order to meet their current and ongoing information needs. (Module 1) 
  • Broaden or narrow a research topic in order to fit the scope of an assignment. (Module 2)
  • Describe the characteristics of different kinds of information sources used in the scholarly research process (scholarly, popular, etc.) in order to use them effectively. (Module 3)
  • Utilize the SLU Libraries Catalog and SLUth Search Plus in order to find a variety of sources on their research topic. (Module 4)
  • Assess the credibility and relevance of information sources in order to select appropriate resources for their research project. (Module 5)
  • Recognize when and why to cite sources in order to use information ethically. (Module 6) 

Assigning Modules

Modules should ideally be assigned separately, as the tutorial as a whole will take approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Attribution & Sources

Creative Commons License 

The Saint Louis University Libraries English 1900 Library Research Tutorial is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

It is adapted from the General Library Research Tutorial by Benedictine University Library, which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Questions about this tutorial should be directed to Jamie Emery, Research & Instruction Librarian/Professor.