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US 1100 Library Tutorial: Home

This tutorial is for University Seminar classes, and is tied to the 2016-2017 Common Experience, A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the US Experience of War since 1917

Welcome to the US 1100 Library Tutorial!

This tutorial was created to help you develop skills in library research and learn how to use the library and why. Follow the tutorial by visiting the tabs above in order from left to right. You can also go directly to a topic that interests you by clicking the tab. 


After completing the modules above you will be able to:

  • Identify types of information resources and their value
  • Identify potential resources for your research focus
  • Learn how to access appropriate databases, journals and other search systems on the library's website
  • Learn tips and tricks to improve your search results
  • Evaluate sources and websites
  • Understand how to give credit to your sources and avoid plagiarism

2014-2015 Common Experience

View the research guide for this year's Common Experience topic:

Common Experience 2016-2017: A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the US Experience of War since 1917


And find a copy of the Common Experience book at Alkek:

DS559.5 .M358 2011  

Find Your Place: Orientation to Library Website

Watch this video to learn more about navigating the library website

Find Your Place: Using the US 1100 Library Tutorial

Quick Links for Research