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Where to Find Us

Location: Library Building, (2nd Floor)
Hours:

Fall 2014
Mon - Thurs 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun Closed

Special Closures
Labor Day 9/1
Veterans Day 11/11
Thanksgiving Recess 11/27-11/30
Winter Recess 12/19/14-1/14/15
 

Phone: (916) 691-7266
Email: library@crc.losrios.edu

Tutorials

Tutorials

Tutorial Quiz Instructions

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To receive proof of completion for a tutorial, first watch the tutorial, then select the D2L link to complete the quiz and print your proof of completion.

Note: The first time you login you will be required to self-register for the quizzes. Watch the video to the side for instructions.

Library Tour Tour of CRC Library
Length: 15 minutes
In this tutorial you will learn how to find your way to the library on campus and find your way around once you get inside.
Selecting a topic Getting Started With Your Research (Part 1): Selecting a Topic
Length: 14 minutes
In this tutorial you will learn how to get started with your research by understanding your research assignment and selecting a manageable topic.
Background information Getting Started With Your Research (Part 2): Finding Background Information
Length: 11 minutes
In this tutorial you will learn how to find background information to better understand your research topic.
Selecting search terms Getting Started With Your Research (Part 3): Selecting Search Terms and Starting Your Search
Length: 11 minutes
In this tutorial you will learn how to select the best search terms for locating useful research sources.
Coming Soon Finding Books (Part 1): Overview of Library Catalog (LOIS)
Length: 12 minutes
In this tutorial you will learn why books are useful for your research, what the library catalog is, and how books are organized in the library.
Coming Soon Finding Books (Part 2): Introduction to Searching in the Library Catalog (LOIS)
Length: 17 minutes
In this tutorial you will learn basic search techniques to find books in the library catalog.
Research Databases Finding Articles (Part 1): Overview of the Research Databases
Length: 12 minutes
In this tutorial you will learn what the research databases are, how to access them, and what you will find in them.
Database searching Finding Articles (Part 2): Introduction to Searching in a Research Databases
Length: 16 minutes
In this tutorial you will learn basic search techniques to find articles in a research database.
Database searching Avoiding Plagiarism
Length: 17 minutes
In this tutorial you will learn what plagiarism is and why it is a problem. You will also learn the consequences and techniques for avoiding plagiarism.
Database searching Citing Sources
Length: 15 minutes
In this tutorial, you will learn when you need to cite your sources, the basic components of a citation and where you can find more information about citing your sources.

Viewing requirements: To view these tutorials you will need Flash Player 9 or higher. These tutorials include voiceover sound. If are using a computer without sound, the full narrative is available in captions.