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Go Research! Tutorial: Getting Started

URL: http://libguides.cmich.edu/goresearch

About the Go Research! Tutorial

Welcome to Go Research!

This self-paced tutorial will teach you effective research skills.  After working through each section, complete the Putting It All Together quiz to assess what you've learned.  Librarians will evaluate and provide feedback on your submission. Satisfactorily completing the Putting It All Together quiz will earn you a Go Research! Certificate.

How to Navigate Go Research!

Begin this tutorial with the Getting Started module.  After taking the Getting Started quiz to assess what you already know, you will be automatically directed to the answers.  From there you will use the blue arrow to proceed to the next module.  Repeat these steps as you work your way through each module and its answers untill you get to the final module, Putting It All Together.  After completing the final module, you will earn your Go Research! certification of completion.

Use the buttons at the bottom of each screen to advance through the module, or return to previous pages.

What Will You Learn?

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Develop a research question or problem statement that isn't too broad or too narrow
  • Identify scholarly journals and select the best information resources to answer your research question
  • Construct search strategies using keywords, connectors, quotation marks and more
  • Refine search results by resource type, publication date, and more
  • Find full text journal articles and request articles and books; and
  • Understand plagiarism and use APA style

Getting Started Quiz

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