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Alexander Street Press
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 9, 2015
Illinois subscribes to Alexander Street Press's award-winning online collections, including streaming video, audio, and other multimedia for scholarly research, teaching, and learning.
Tags: music, streaming music, streaming video, video, videos
Biographical Resources
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 12, 2015
This guide will help you find online and print information about important historical figures and prominent people living today.
Tags: biographical, biography
Book & Film Reviews
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 16, 2015
This guide will help you locate book and film reviews in print and online sources.
Tags: book_reviews, film_reviews
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) Faculty Resources from the Library
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 17, 2015
A guide for instructors of online or off-campus courses through The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Tags: academic_outreach, ao, distance, distance_learners, leep, library resources, online
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning Student Resources from the Library
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 17, 2015
A guide for students enrolled in online or off-campus courses through Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Tags: academic_outreach, ao, distance, distance_learners, distance_students, learn, leep, online
Current Awareness
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 16, 2015
Tools and tips for staying up-to-date on research and published literature in your field
Tags: academia, learn, rss, savvy_researcher, twitter, workshops
Deep Web
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Mar 11, 2015
Digital Collections at the University of Illinois
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 8, 2015
The University of Illinois has digitized a variety of important collections and made them available online. This guide is a topical overview of the highlights.
Tags: digital_collections, illinois_history, local_history
EndNote
by Erin Kerby, LEARN to Use the Library, Kelli Trei - Last Updated Jul 9, 2015
An overview of EndNote bibliographic management software with detailed information on getting started and customizing your software.
Tags: citation, citation_management, learn, savvy_researcher
ESL Graduate Student Guide
by Cindy Ingold, LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 9, 2015
A guide to the University Library for English as a Second Language graduate students.
Tags: english_as_a_second_language, esl, international_students
Financial Literacy
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 17, 2015
A guide detailing financial literacy as it impacts students with tools and resources for various tasks.
Tags: finance, literacy
Finding Yourself: How to Know Where You Have Been Cited
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 9, 2015
This guide covers the three main places to search for yourself (or someone else): Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar as well as searching for citations to your work in other library databases.
Tags: citation, citation_analysis, finding_yourself, google_scholar, learn, savvy, savvy_researcher, scopus, tenure, web_of_science
Google - Become an Expert
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 17, 2015
A research guide on Advanced Googling
Tags: google, google_images, google_scholar, learn, reference
Government Information Services
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Sep 27, 2012
The University of Illinois Library is a Federal Depository. This portal provides organized access to local, national, and international government information.
Tags: government_information, international_government, local_government, national_government
Haunted Libraries
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 17, 2015
Peruse this guide to learn more about haunted library lore at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and in Illinois, the United States, and the World.
Tags: ghost, haunted_libraries, occult, supernatural
Improve Your Research Strategies
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 17, 2015
Learn to think like a librarian! This guide is an introduction (or a refresher) to using the library to find books and journal articles.
Tags: learn, library orientation, research, research_methods, savvy_researcher
Infographics
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Mar 11, 2015
This libguide provides a list of resources for learning about and creating infographics.
Literature Review Demystified
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 21, 2015
This guide provides an overview of the literature review and its place in a research project, thesis, or dissertation, and demonstrate some strategies and resources for finding the information you need using the U of I Library.
Tags: dissertation, literature_review, research, savvy_researcher, thesis, writing
Mobile Media Production
by Scholarly Commons, LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Sep 8, 2014
Information on the numerous new options available for advanced photo, video and audio recording on your iPhone and iPad. Find creative and powerful ways to capture media, edit the media, and then integrate into your course or research.
Tags: ipad, iphone, mobile_media, savvy_researcher
Mobile-Friendly Resources
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 17, 2015
Provides information about mobile-friendly research apps and websites available through the library as well as other helpful Illinois specific apps.
Tags: library, library resources, library tools, mobile
Personal Information Management
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Mar 11, 2015
A guide to help you choose methods and tools for organizing your information in meaningful ways.
Preparing for Life after College
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated May 8, 2014
Use Library resources to preparing for your next steps. Research companies and institutions, save data, and prepare for moving and/or travel.
Prezi
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 17, 2015
Tags: presentation, prezi, savvy, savvy_researcher
QR Code LibGuide
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Nov 1, 2012
This guide introduces QR codes, how to create them, and provides some creative ways to use them.
RefWorks
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 18, 2015
An overview of RefWorks bibliographic management software with detailed information on specific features, FAQs, and troubleshooting information.
Tags: bibliography, citations, cite, learn, online_resources, refworks, savvy_researcher
RefWorks Flow
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 18, 2015
Introduction to the Ref Works Flow, a reference and document manager.
Tags: bibliography, citation, citations, refworks_flow
Research Articles and Refereed (Peer-Reviewed) Journals
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 18, 2015
A step-by-step guide to understanding and finding research articles and refereed journals (also called peer-reviewed journals).
Tags: peer_review, peer_reviewed_articles, research, research_methods
Researching Local Issues
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 18, 2015
Resources relevant to issues in Urbana-Champaign and the state of Illinois.
Tags: champaign_urbana, current_issues, local, statistics, university_of_illinois
Responsible Scholarship Practices: Plagiarism and Academic Integrity at Illinois
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 21, 2015
This workshop is geared toward the incoming international student who would like to familiarize themselves with the academic standards of doing research at the University of Illinois.
Tags: learn, plagiarism, savvy_researcher
RSS Readers / Google Reader Alternatives
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 21, 2015
Offering alternatives to Google Reader--find the perfect RSS Reader to fit your needs!
Tags: news, readers, rss, rss_feed
Savvy Job Searcher
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Mar 11, 2015
This guide will help you manage your job search and application materials with helpful tips and tools from the web.
Tags: job_hunt, job_search, learn, online_resources, savvy_researcher, workshops
Twitter for Professional Development
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 18, 2015
Resources for learning to use Twitter, how to tweet professionally, growing your professional Twitter network, making your Twitter time more efficient, archiving Tweets, and more!
Tags: learn, professional_development, twitter
Using PowerPoint to its Potential
by Scholarly Commons, LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 15, 2015
PowerPoint, probably the most widely used presentation software around, often gets a bad rap. Is it an issue with the tool itself, or how it is used? This guide examines innovative uses for PowerPoint and other presentation strategies.
Visualizing Your Data
by Scholarly Commons, LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 15, 2015
Are you having trouble crystallizing your research results into effective images? When Excel's bar graphs and pie charts are simply insufficient, there are more powerful tools which can make your data sets pop and sizzle.
Tags: data, learn, savvy_researcher, visualization
Web Searching: Filter Bubbles
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 14, 2015
Learn about personalization on the internet.
Tags: evaluation, filter bubbles, information_literacy, search engines
What Google Scholar Can Do for You
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 15, 2015
Improve your searching by learning tricks of the trade using advanced features of Google Scholar.
Tags: learn, savvy_researcher
What's in the Library Catalog?
by LEARN to Use the Library - Last Updated Jul 21, 2015
Learn how to locate a variety of library resources using the library catalog.
Tags: learn, library orientation, library_catalog, savvy_researcher, search_the_catalog, vufind_catalog
 
 
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