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International Students: Library Research Tutorials

This guide is for all international students to assist with your information needs.

Welcome

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Welcome to your one-stop guide for the library's video tutorials! This guide is intended to connect students, faculty, and staff with video tutorials useful for learning how to conduct library research. It holds short video tutorials on a variety of topics.  Some have been created by other institutions or companies, while others have been designed by your Norfolk State University Librarians.

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About the Lyman Beecher Brooks' Tutorials:

Our Library webpage/interface and  staff have changed; however, the basic instructions remain the same.

Developing A Research Topic

Peer Review Process

I have a paper to do...

So you got a research paper to do... how do you get started?

This video can help you understand the Research Process.

Check out these resources for background information and topic overviews:

  • Literati
    explore topics with the Mind Map, get help narrowing your topic, and find background information.
  • GVRL
    encyclopedia articles on a variety of topics.
  • Sage Online Reference
    Encyclopedia articles on a variety of topics.

Article Analysis

Finding Articles

Our Library webpage/interface and  staff have changed; however, the basic instructions remain the same.

Scholarly Vs Popular

Popular, Scholarly and Trade Periodicals

Subject vs Keyword Searching