Research Help

See the links below for helpful resources that provide research guidance.

Introduction to EBSCOhost
(EBSCO Tutorial, 4:04 minutes)
Learn about the many features you can use to find articles of interest with the EBSCOhost interface.

Advanced EBSCO Searching
(EBSCO Tutorial, 2:13 minutes)
Learn how to create an advanced search on the EBSCOhost interface.

Using the EBSCOhost Result List
(EBSCO Tutorial, 3:37 minutes)
Learn about the EBSCOhost result list and how to refine your results to get the information you need.

Find articles in EBSCO
(RU LibTip, 3:14 minutes)
A quick tutorial on finding scholarly and peer-reviewed articles using EBSCO, and details how to get APA 6th formatted citations on EBSCO.

Evaluating Sources Using CRAAP Test (RU LibTip, 2:06 minutes)
A quick tutorial to explain how to evaluate authoritative sources of information.

Advanced Google Searching (RU LibTip, 8:30 minutes)
Advanced Google search techniques: Limit Google results by time frame, domain, or file type; drag and drop into Google image search.

Finding Scholarly and Peer Reviewed Sources
(RU Library Video, 9:12 minutes)
A video to explain what “peer reviewed” means and how to find peer reviewed sources.

Conducting the Literature Review
(RU LibTip,12:33 minutes)
A tutorial on conducting the literature review and offers tips on created an annotated literature index, managing RE600 Capstone project documents using Google Docs, and “Citation Chasing.”
This guide provides an overview of the steps involved in conducting research and writing research papers. Here, you will find general standards, organization techniques, and research tips that you can incorporate into your own research and writing process.