Navigating the Library
Not sure what you're looking for on the library website? Learn where to go for information on hours, library services, and more through this interactive tutorial.
Selecting Library Resources
Where do you even begin searching for articles, books, and other resources? This interactive tutorial will introduce you to the basic research resources that the library offers, briefly explain why you might choose one over another, and demonstrate how to access them.
Searching Library Databases
Become a more effective and efficient researcher! This interactive tutorial introduces keyword selection, basic search strategies (like using AND and OR), narrowing a search, and more.
This interactive tutorial introduces APA style citation and will get you thinking about the reasons why researchers cite.
Learn how to evaluate electronic and print resources for your research papers.
Primary and Secondary Sources
Explore the differences between primary and secondary sources.
Getting Started with Research
Understanding Library of Congress Call Numbers
Michigan Tech uses the Library of Congress classification system.
Learn more about this classification system by watching this short video.
Searching for ASTM Standards
Search for ASTM Standards in the SAI Global Infobase and locate the full text using the Library Catalog.
Learn how by watching this short video.
Searching Web of Science
Michigan Tech has access to the Web of Science database, which can be used to find multiple journal articles that are related.
Learn how to use Web of Science by viewing this short video.