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Research 101

Your starter-kit for college-level research at Kennedy Library. Advance your research skills with the self-guided tutorials and videos below.

Research 101 Tutorial

NOTE:

  • Use the menu on the left side to navigate freely within the tutorial.
  • There are ten Knowledge Check questions throughout the tutorial for your own self-assessment. If you need to re-try the questions after finishing the tutorial, restarting the tutorial won't reset the questions. Please clear your browser cache to do so. Here's more information about "getting credit" for completing the tutorial.
  • Any problems? Email kbussert@calpoly.edu for assistance. 

Research Notebook

OneSearch to Find Articles (video)

OneSearch to Find Books and eBooks (video)

Choose the Right Database (video)

Understand Types of Information Sources (video)

Get the Full (Article) Text (video)

Get Research Help! (video)