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New to research? This guide offers information on every step of the research process. Click on the links and get ready to learn! Please contact the librarian if you have any questions.

Searching/Researching

Keyword Search (U. of Arizona Libraries)

How to Search Effectively (U. of Arizona Libraries)

Picking Your Topic IS Research (NCSU Libraries)

One Perfect Source? (NCSU Libraries)

Advanced Boolean Searching (Duquesne U. Gumberg Library)

Evaluation

Evaluate Sources (Owl @ Purdue)

Scholarly vs. Popular Sources (NCSU Libraries)

Evaluating Sources for Credibility (NCSU Libraries)

Cite

Why We Cite

Integrate Sources (U. of Michigan Writing Center)

Incorporate Quotes (U. of Michigan Writing Center)

Reading a Scholarly/Research Article

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article (NCSU Libraries)

Article Analysis (UTSA Libraries)

Credo Reference Tutorials

Formatting MS Word Documents

Library Hours

Fall Semester
Monday – Thursday
7:45am – 8pm
Friday
7:45am – 4pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Spring Semester
Monday – Thursday
7:45am – 8pm
Friday
7:45am – 4pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Summer Semester
Monday – Thursday
8am – 8pm
Closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Inservice Hours
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Closed Major Holidays

Phone Numbers
(661) 763-7707
FAX (661) 763-7778

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Taft, California 93268
(661) 763-7748
(661) 763-7758 (Counseling Center fax)