Library Research Skills Tutorial
1. Getting started
2. Search basics
3. Finding articles
4. Finding books
5. Finding other types of sources
6. Reading, writing & note-taking
Finding other types of sources
Reading, writing & note-taking
Learn about the importance of citing your sources accurately, finding out what should be cited, and how to quote or paraphrase a work. You will also be introduced to DOIs and the tools that can help you with citing.
What's covered in this section
Why should I cite my sources?
What needs to be cited?
How do I get my citations / references / bibliography right?
How do I quote or paraphrase?
What is a
How do I cite something when I don’t have all the information?
Are there tools to help me with citing?
Activities in this section
Do you need to cite it?
Identify what components of the citations are missing
Can you identify who has correctly paraphrased and cited their sources?
Videos in this section
Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction [1:54 minutes] (NCSU Libraries)
How to paraphrase [2:42 minutes]
Finding the information you need to cite books and articles [1:28 minutes]
Identifying a source when you're not sure what it is [1:13 minutes]
RefWorks' main features [1:43 minutes]
page last updated on: Wednesday 24 January 2018
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