Faculty & Staff Resources

Library Tutorials

The library has created modules in Canvas Commons for you to import into your course. These are the modules that are available

  1. Off-Campus? Log In to Use Library Resources
  2. Searching for Information as a Scholar
  3. Types of Information
  4. Identifying and Evaluating Sources
  5. Question Authority
  6. Search Strategies
  7. Database Guides and Search Tips
  8. Find an Article?  Get it!
  9. More Like This! Use One Article to Find More
  10. Make Google Scholar Work For You
  11. Citations - The Foundation of Scholarly Conversation
  12. Handling Sources/Avoiding Plagiarism

You can import all the modules or just the ones that you need. If you want a module to cover something that is not already here, contact your liaison librarian.

You can preview the modules at the library's Canvas page. To download the modules for use in your course, go to Canvas, choose Commons on the left hand menu, and then choose "shared" at the top of the screen. For screen shots on this process see this page. Contact Academic Technology if you need help importing it into your course.

Citation Basics and Plagiarism Prevention

You can add a link to our Citing and Documenting Sources Guide to your Canvas course by using the following URL:

http://library.mcla.edu/citations

The University of Indiana offers a plagiarism quiz that you might want to use:

https://www.indiana.edu/~istd/plagiarism_test.html

Research Guides

There is a library link added to your Canvas course by default. This link displays a research guide which has library resources specific to your subject area.

Don't see one that fits? Want one for your specific class or an assignment? Contact us and we'll be happy to create one.

Research Companion

Research Companion (ProQuest) helps students do more effective scholarly research and supports educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information. This database provides modules on finding information, evaluating information, and using information. Students can move through the modules at their own pace. You can find Research Companion here.