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MavScholar is a simple way to search for articles and books at the same time, across all subjects. This video shows how to use the research tool.
Learn to search for articles on various topics through MavScholar and other library databases.
See also: Do it Yourself: Find Articles by Topic
This tutorial will help you navigate library’s resources to find a specific journal or article.
See also: Do it Yourself: Find a Specific Article or Journal
Learn to search for books and access ebooks in our library catalog, find print books in Memorial Library, and have books shipped to distance students.
Learn how students living outside the greater Mankato area can have library materials shipped to their home.
You don’t need to be in the library to access sources. This video shows off-campus students and instructors how to use the library resources.
Learn Google Scholar’s search features and how to access fee-based information by connecting Scholar to MSU’s library services.
Explains why scholarly articles can be difficult to read & provides tips for reading scholarly articles.
See also: Do it Yourself: Read a Scholarly Article
This video’s website evaluation tips can help you appropriately use freely available sites in assignments and access fee-based sites via the library’s homepage.
This 10 minute tour of Memorial Library helps you better understand the resources of the library and where to find them.
Learn why scholarly, including peer-reviewed, information is important for college-level assignments.
Learn about library databases, how they are different from Google, and how to access the complete contents of fee-based information.
Learn how to request materials like books & articles from other libraries.
See also: Do it Yourself: Request an Interlibrary Loan
This 13 question slideshow will help you learn basic elements of the APA citation style
This 25 question slideshow will help you learn basic elements of the APA citation style
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