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Essenial tools and resources for research

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Welcome to the Library Toolkit LibGuide! If you are working on a project or paper, this guide will introduce you to the essential tools and resources for any assignment.

From this guide you will learn how to:

  • Navigate the library in the MyUT Portal
  • Keyword search in the UTMOST library catalog
  • Use limiters to narrow search results
  • Find and cite an online journal article
  • Google Scholar enhanced searches
    • Google Scholar - access and citation source ( 1st tier)
    • Find Article by Citation- citation components  (2nd tier)
    • Journals - citation components (3d tier)

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Elaine Reeves - Online Learning Librarian

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Elaine Reeves
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