This video will go over searching in ProQuest’s ABI/INFORM Global database.
This site provides links to subject guides in a large number of subject areas, including ancient Egypt, criminal justice, and biology.
This demonstrates a fast way to find full text journal articles through AU Library when all you have is a citation, (i.e. author, article title, journal title, year, volume, etc.).
The AUCAT tutorial teaches you how to navigate and search the library catalogue, and can be valuable in helping you find electronic and print items in the library collection.
This tutorial walks you through the steps involved in the research process.
This series of closed-captioned tutorials provides a comprehensive introduction to AU Library's resources and services, and to the academic research process.
This is an animated orientation tour of the AU Library Website.
This glossary will help you with the terminology that librarians use.
This guide, produced by the University of Toronto Libraries, is designed to assist in locating parliamentary publications that are widely available to the public, and provides links to relevant websites.
This tutorial demonstrates how to carry out searches in the Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly database, including basic, advanced, subject guide, and publication searching.
This tutorial teaches you how to use Discover, the Library's new search tool.
This video series will demonstrate how to critically evaluate internet resources using the criteria of authority, purpose, relevance, coverage, timeliness, accuracy, and website design.
"This publication provides quick tips on locating information on the Statistics Canada website. . . this electronic guide has been created especially for users needing a step-by-step review on how to find, read and use data."
This video outlines two ways to find ProQuest databases.
This series of tutorials discusses searching library catalogues and journal article databases using keywords, subject headings, and subject terms.
This series of tutorials discusses accessing, searching and advanced searching with Google Scholar as well as some of Google Scholar's limitations.
This guide is intended to help you learn about Indigenous resources and information sources.
This video goes over when to place and interlibrary loan request, how to go about requesting an interlibrary loan, and what to expect.
Tips on searching the Internet for quality information.
This short animated tutorial shows you how to limit results to e-books.
This brief tutorial shows you how to locate AU Library's databases by subject area.
This brief guide will show you how to log in to your Athabasca University Library patron account.
This tutorial applies Boolean Search principles and shows you how to narrow search results by adding terms to your search strategies.
This guide provides information about the open access movement, and selected open access resources.
In this guide we explain what peer-review is, how to find peer-reviewed articles, how to check if an article is peer-reviewed and how books fit in.
In this tutorial we answer the question what are scholarly and peer-reviewed articles?
This is a guide to help identify excellent journals and conferences through which to publish and present your research. It provides questions to consider when evaluating a conference or journal; and resources for further reading.
A walk through using the ProQuest Thesaurus to improve advanced searching.
Funded by the Quebec government, this tutorial was developed as an ethics training tool for research ethics board (REB) members and support staff who work in the institutions of the Québec health and social services network.
This animated tutorial demonstrates how to set your preferences in Google Scholar so that you can search AU Library resources.
This tutorial demonstrates how to search JSTOR using the basic search screen.
This tutorial teaches you the basics of conducting a search in PsycINFO on the EBSCOHost platform.
This guide provides you with valuable tips about constructing search strategies.
This site, created by the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation is designed to assist organizations to create, share and use research in a way that is meaningful and appropriate.
Series of tutorials discusses when and how to use Wikipedia as a tool to help you carry out scholarly research using Library resources, and ways to evaluate Wikipedia articles for accuracy and reliability.
This research guide covers what Wikipedia is, how to use it for academic research, ways to assess article quality, a pdf checklist, slides from our Wikipedia Webinar, and video tutorials.
This tutorial demonstrates how to add new or updated citation styles to your RefWorks account.
This website provides further details on using APA Style, 7th edition, and can help you find answers for your tricky citation questions.
This tutorial provides information about citing in APA 6th edition format.
This tutorial from the University of Guelph Library teaches how to use the CSE Name-Year citation style, which is commonly used in Biology courses.
The 16th and 17th Editions of the Chicago Manual of Style are available through this site.
This style guide helps you cite information using the Chicago Manual of Style format.
This help sheet demonstrates citation processes for the Chicago Manual of Style.
This link provides access to video tutorials related to using the citation management tool Mendeley.
This help sheet from Purdue University helps you to cite materials in MLA format.
This link provides access to video tutorials related to using RefWorks.
This link provides access to video tutorials related to using the citation management tool Zotero.
Access a collection of links and information from University of Toronto for general help with writing as well as with specific types of writing such as annotated bibliographies, book reviews, literature reviews, etc.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University has created several guides to the most common academic writing assignments. They include argument, research, or exploratory papers; annotated bibliographies, book reports, and book reviews; academic proposals and essays for exams.
This glossary, created by AU's Write Site, provides definitions for English grammatical terms.
Access a collection of links to writing resources, maintained by Professor Lyle Grant from the AU Centre for Psychology. Some resources are specific to psychology, but most are useful for any discipline.
This tutorial, created by AU's Write Site, provides assistance to writers in using transitional devices in writing.
Use this collection of links from University of South Florida Libraries for help with various types of academic writing and preparing annotated bibliographies.
Written by Julia Nielsen from AU Counselling Services, this online tutorial provides guidance to students writing term papers.
This site is designed to assist students with academic writing assignments. Students can use this service to receive feedback about the writing component - organization, mechanics, grammar, and style - of an assignment before they submit it to a tutor for marking.
This guide provides detailed information about the steps involved in writing a literature review.
This is a collection of help guides to provide technical support for various aspects of the AU Library website and resources.
This tutorial shows users how to find or create persistent links to journal articles and e-books.
This tutorial shows you how to log into Library resources.
This short tutorial demonstrates how to navigate security certificate errors sometimes received when using certain databases.
Updated November 14, 2019, 5:14 pm by Library & Scholarly Resources