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Kaua'i Community College Library

Library Research Tutorials and Guides

These tutorials focus on specific learning outcomes to insure that students can use library resources to succeed in their academic endeavors and to build a kahua (foundation) for life-long critical thinking and information literacy skills.

After finishing the tutorials, students should be able to:

  • Access library resources to support their academic studies.
  • Define and use specific criteria to critically evaluate all information sources
  • Identify ethical issues in using information

The lessons focus on answering the following questions:

  1. Why should I use libraries?
  2. How do I begin the research process and plan a search strategy?
  3. How can I locate books & articles to support my academic work?
  4. How can I effectively use the Internet for academic research?
  5. How do I evaluate information?
  6. How do I cite information for my papers?

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