Library Online Tutorials
The following are interactive asynchronous tutorials created by Hope librarians, designed to teach students a variety of information literacy skills.
Tutorials are typically a mixture of short videos, texts, practice activities and questions involving library and other online tools and resources. At the end of each tutorial, students will have a place to enter their contact information along with an instructor’s in order to submit their answers. Please contact a librarian if you are interested in batch downloads of student submissions.
First Year Seminar Tutorials
- Introducing the Library
An overview of the basic service areas in Van Wylen Library.
- Hope Primo
An orientation to locating library materials through Hope Primo.
Information Literacy Skills and Concepts
- Searching Like a Master
Skills and habits for transforming a research topic into searches.
- Source Wars: Scholarly vs Popular
Tools for recognizing the differences between popular-style publications and peer reviewed journal articles.
- Finding Resources in the Van Wylen Stacks
Summary of the steps for locating a print book at Van Wylen.
- Communicate with Confidence: A Plagiarism Primer
An introduction to plagiarism and its impact on academic integrity.
- Skeptical Researching: Skills and Habits for Checking Online Claims
Strategies for quickly fact-checking online news stories. (Faculty teaching guide)