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WebCampus Library Modules: WebCampus Library Modules

A list of WebCampus Library Modules in the Canvas Commons for use in UNR courses.

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WebCampus Library Modules

Below is a list of WebCampus library modules you can upload from the Canvas Commons into your courses. 

An Introduction to PubMed

An overview of PubMed, a database containing over 30 million citations from the biomedical literature and an important health sciences resource. 

 

APA Citation 

An introduction to APA reference entries and in-text citation formatting.

 

Chicago

Brief introduction to the elements and formatting of Chicago-style citations with an emphasis on the notes and bibliography system.

 

Citation Searching

An introduction to citation searching, which involves using citations as a starting point for literature searches rather than keywords.

 

Evaluating Sources

An overview on how to evaluate different sources.

 

Exploring STEM Articles 

An overview of STEM articles including identifying different sections and comparing scholarly and non-scholarly articles.

 

Fact-check: Understanding Misinformation and Disinformation

An overview of misinformation and disinformation and how to quickly evaluate online information. 

 

Finding a Topic

How to find a topic for a research paper or project.

 

Finding and Accessing Books

How to search for books, request items from MARS, and use the library of congress classification system.

 

Finding Articles & Journals from Citations

How to find specific articles and journals using Library Search and the Journals Search.

 

Finding Different Types of Sources

An overview of different types of research materials and what they offer. 

 

Finding News Articles

How to find news articles using advanced search features.

 

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles

An overview of the peer review process and how to locate peer-reviewed journal articles

 

Generating a Research Question 

How to generate a research question based on specific criteria.

 

Introduction to Plagiarism (with APA Citation)

An overview of the common problems with accidental plagiarism using APA citation style.

 

Introduction to Plagiarism (with MLA Citation)

An overview of the common problems with accidental plagiarism using MLA citation style.

 

MLA Citation 

An introduction to MLA citations and in-text citation formatting.

 

Organizing Library Research 

An overview of different parts of a scholarly article and examples for note-taking strategies.

 

Research Data Management

Learn the basics of research data management as well as where you can find help at the University of Nevada, Reno.

 

Search Tips

An overview of search tips for searching Library Search and library databases.

 

Searching for Primary Sources

An overview of primary sources including how to find them in Library Search and the library databases. 

 

Using Google Scholar

An introduction to Google Scholar and its search features. 

 

Using Keywords

How to develop and select keywords used in Library Search and library databases.

 

Using Library Search

An overview of how to use Library Search.

 

Writing an Annotated Bibliography in APA Style

An overview of strategies that you can use to write an annotated bibliography.