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Research Tutorials

Below you'll find library video tutorials, handouts, research tutorials in Canvas and more.

Handouts and Tutorials


These are electronic copies of the handouts available in the library:


The following online video tutorials will provide guidance on the research process:

ARC Library Research Tutorials in Canvas

Self-enroll in Library Research Tutorials through Canvas.

After logging in to Canvas, click on Enroll in Course. Each of the seven self-paced online modules takes 15 to 30 minutes to complete. You can do just a few, or all the modules. Students can get a certificate of completion for each module. Topics include:

  1. What is Research
  2. Getting Started with Research
  3. OneSearch Basics
  4. Evaluating and Selecting Sources
  5. Avoiding Plagiarism and Citing Sources
  6. MLA Style for Community College Researchers
  7. APA Style for Community College Researchers

Evaluating Information

LRCCD Information Evaluation Website: A website with resources, readings, and lesson ideas for evaluating information and spotting "fake news." Created by the LRCCD Librarians.

The following sites provide guidance on evaluating all types of information:

The following site lists evaluation criteria specifically for information found on the web: