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
Discover the best search techniques for finding books and articles, as well as what to do if a search produces too few or too many results.
What's covered in this section
What do I need to know before I start searching?
How do I identify the main ideas in my research question?
How do I identify my search terms?
How do I combine my search terms?
What if I can't find anything on my topic?
Activities in this section
Select the words that best identify the topic's main ideas
Identify the search statement that is most likely to provide the best results
Videos in this section
Picking your topic IS research (NCSU Libraries) [3:10 minutes]
page last updated on: Wednesday 24 January 2018
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