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Research Tutorials

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


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 through Canvas.

After logging in to Canvas, click on Enroll in Course . Each of the 7 self-paced online modules takes about 15-30 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 & Selecting Sources
  5. Avoiding Plagiarism & 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: