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Library 307: Electronic Research Techniques - Course Research Guide: Home

Library resources included here support the main course objective of preparing students to understand the complexity and interaction involved in the electronic retrieval of information.


This is a course research guide for Library 307: Electronic Research Techniques, taught by Shirley Roberts. Students taking this 2 credit course will be able to understand the structure of online databases and be able to formulate appropriate search strategies; understand the role of the Internet in information retrieval; and recognize patterns and frameworks in search engines and databases which can be applied to future research. Library 307 is a General Education course in the Natural, Mathematical and Information Sciences category; available on campus and online.

Use the tabs above to locate reference sources, books and other materials, journal articles, newspapers, websites and videos.

Cite Sources and Avoid Plagiarism

What is plagiarism?

Plagiarism is using other people's ideas without giving them proper credit for it. When you do this, you are implying that the ideas are your own. Doing this violates ethical standards. It can also endanger your grade. Use these resources to cite sources and avoid plagiarism:

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Subject Guide

Shirley Roberts
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During the summer please email.