The videos and tutorials in this list cover why information literacy skills matter and how to get started with a research project, including understanding the process, choosing a topic, and beginning research.
The videos and tutorials in this list cover how information is created and the many different types of sources that students encounter while doing research.
The videos and tutorials in this list cover the basics of searching for information, including choosing the right source, identifying keywords, and employing search techniques.
The videos and tutorials in this list cover how to critically review the information you've found for accuracy and authority.
The videos and tutorials in this list review using the information you've found effectively in writing and presentations.
The videos and tutorials in this list cover how to use the information you've gathered ethically in your paper, project, or assignment.
Many tutorials on this page are from Credo InfoLit and Academic Writer. Sage Research Methods also offers an abundance of self-directed learning options for honing your research skills, especially for graduate and doctoral students. Use the links below to access these resources directly.
Many of our databases and other resources have user guides, often with video walkthroughs. Next to any database link, look for an "i" icon next to the database name. Click the "i" icon to open the guide.
Note: Videos and tutorials created by third-party vendors like Credo InfoLit or Academic Writer may occasionally show resources to which we don't directly have a subscription. These are meant only as examples and you can apply any skills shown in these examples to any other resources.