Research Tutorials

Need help getting started or finding sources?  Check out the text and video tutorials below for help on conducting research, accessing library resources, and using library services.

Get Started

College Level Research  |  Video version
Developing a Research Question – Activity
Research Life Cycle – Interactive Tutorial
Research Data Management Life Cycle – Interactive Tutorial
Scholarship as an Ongoing Conversation – Coming Fall 2020
UW-Madison Libraries Search Box – Dropdown Options
Ways to Get Help

Find Articles

Database Search Strategies  |  Video version
Finding a Specific Article
Finding a Specific Journal
How to Read Scholarly Articles
Identifying & Locating Sources Within a Discipline – Coming Fall 2020!
Locating Article Databases
Requesting an item via Interlibrary Loan
Searching Within Databases  |  Video version
Using Google Scholar With Your UW-Madison NetID
Using Articles Search

Find Books

Refining Your Search Results
Requesting Materials via Interlibrary Loan
Requesting Library Materials
Searching the Library Catalog
Saving Catalog Items to a List
UW System Search

Evaluate Sources

Copyright Status Tool – Activity
Evaluating Sources Within a Discipline – Coming Fall 2020!
Evaluating Sources Tip Sheet
Identifying Fake News Video Tutorial
Identifying Scholarly Articles  |  Video version
Using Popular Sources  |  Video version

Cite Sources

Choosing a Citation Manager  |  Video version
Citing Sources  |  Video version
Introduction to Plagiarism – Interactive Tutorial | Transcript
What is a Citation Manager?  |  Video version


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