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Library Modules

Looking to hone your information literacy skills? Want to be the best research assistant you can be? Self-enroll in the Library's online modules in DC Connect!

You can self-register in DC Connect by clicking Self-Registration and selecting Library Online from the list of self-registration course options.

The modules include the following information:

  • Introduction to Information Literacy: Build an understanding of the various types of information sources available in the Campus Library and beyond, and learn how to find the right sources to meet their needs. This module covers all stages of the research process, including choosing a topic, planning a search strategy, reading and creating citations, and selecting and evaluating appropriate academic sources.
  • Searching Omni for Books, Articles and More: Learn the basics of searching for information sources in Omni, the Library’s academic search tool. This module covers keyword search strategies, filters for refining results, and specialized tools in Omni for creating citations, saving searches and results, and accessing full text for online resources.
  • Advanced Searching for Research Articles: Develop advanced search skills to find research articles in the Library’s subject databases. This module covers advanced topics like developing a research question, keyword and subject heading searches and advanced database search features.
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