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Writing Resources: Research: Getting Started

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Logging into Electronic Resources at SFSC

Need some help logging in? View this short step-by-step video, and learn how to access all of our library resources from home.

Boolean Searching

Boolean Operators are used in library databases and other online resources to sort information. Using the right boolean indicator helps you get better results from your searches.

Evaluating Sources

Not all information is created equal! Instructors often require students to use authoritative or scholarly information. But how can you tell? The CRAAP test is the beginning of thinking about information critically.

When you are searching for information online, it can be difficult to determine if a website is a good source. This video highlights the red flags of a BAD source. Fast, funny, and informative.

Literature Research

Working on a paper for a Literature class or topic? Check out our suggested research strategies and resources in this short video.