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These modules were designed by librarians to provide a foundation for graduate level library research. They are self-paced, so you can start anywhere and complete as much as you feel you need.
Not sure where to start?
Take this quiz to assess your research skills: Information Research Strategies Quiz
Go beyond Google with a strategy for searching in library databases.
Effective Search Strategies
Locating research data can stimulate ideas about the kinds of data you might like to gather, as well as provide sources of information to explore and analyze for your own research.
Learn how to define academic integrity, academic dishonesty and plagiarism, and more.
Learn to search core interdisciplinary databases, like JSTOR or Google Scholar.
Learn how to recognize the components and characteristics of a good literature review for a dissertations or theses.
Learn about the rights and responsibilities of a copyright owner, determining the copyright status of a work, and more.
Copyright & Fair Use
Identify and search effectively library databases relevant to your discipline.
Learn to use a variety of software tools that can help you store, organize and add your citations to research papers.
Manage Your Citations
Learn about open access publishing, your publishing options, and support at the UA.
Even the most library-savvy grad student can overlook services that will make their research easier and more efficient.
Vist the For graduate students page:
The For Instructors page provides useful tips and resources for teaching assistants:
Share your thoughts: What Library Services do you or would you likely use? Do you have suggestions for new services?
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