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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.

Take the “Introducing the Library” tutorial 

Hope Primo

An orientation to locating library materials through Hope Primo.

Take the “Hope Primo” tutorial 

Information Literacy Skills and Concepts

Searching Like a Master

Skills and habits for transforming a research topic into searches.

Take the “Searching Like a Master” tutorial 

Source Wars: Scholarly vs Popular

Tools for recognizing the differences between popular-style publications and peer reviewed journal articles.

Take the “Source Wars” tutorial 

Finding Resources in the Van Wylen Stacks

Summary of the steps for locating a print book at Van Wylen.

Take the “Finding Resources” tutorial 

Communicate with Confidence: A Plagiarism Primer

An introduction to plagiarism and its impact on academic integrity.

Take the “Communicate with Confidence” tutorial 

Skeptical Researching: Skills and Habits for Checking Online Claims

Strategies for quickly fact-checking online news stories. (Faculty teaching guide)

Take the “Skeptical Researching” tutorial