Quick help; see focused/advanced help below
Tips for questions such as proceedures to find and use resources and services.
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This guide provides tips to find and use resources to support your work with computer graphics and computer information technology. Your comments and feedback are appreciated. See contact details at right to make an appointment with subject librarians Randall Halverson or May Jafari.
Updates; also see self-study tutorials & "How do I?" FAQs below
- USE THIS RESOURCE SITE TO:
Find and access high quality resources quickly and efficiently.
- ACCESS RESOURCES FROM OFF-CAMPUS:
2. Then access a resource that you are interested in.
1. Use a "library" link to access a resource such as EI Compendix.
2. For example, access the "Discover Articles" page of this guide. Locate the link to EI Compendix or other article databases within the middle content boxes. You should see an IU pop-up window to log in to the library's "proxy" server via an IU pop-up window and use the resource.
How Do I?/FAQs
Engineering Village: Using the Quick Search (4 minutes)
University Library's tutorials for orientation to research. These are voice narrated slides and screen shots.
Avoiding Plagiarism (short; 2.5 minutes!)
Citing Sources (1.5 minutes)
Discovering Resources (8 minutes; see a short video* from Kimball Library below)
Open and Hidden Web (3 minutes)
Popular or Scholarly? (6 minutes; see a short video** from Kimball Library below)
Kimball Library Instructional Videos from Coastal Carolina University (humorous & short: about 3 minutes each). See the 2nd video from the top right for "Scholarly versus Popular**" articles; see the 4th video from the top right for "How to Locate Scholarly Articles*."
- The tutorials may work best using the Internet Explorer
- Adobe 9 is required for viewing the tutorials.
- Some tutorials must be downloaded to fully function.
- Mac users will need to download the tutorials before viewing.
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