You have access to many other research and information literacy resources here at the University at Albany:
Take an information literacy course. These courses will help you to locate and evaluate information effectively -skills
which will help you not only with your studies, but also in the workplace. For more information, check the
General Education Lookup Search (http://www.albany.edu/gened/search/search.shtml) which lists courses that meet the
General Education Information Literacy Requirement. The University Libraries offer two such courses, one targeted towards the sciences.
More information (http://library.albany.edu/usered/unl205/index.html)
is available on both courses.
Check out helpful tip sheets and other tutorials (http://library.albany.edu/usered/). The University Libraries
provide a wide array of guides and other instruction to answer your research-related questions. These include help
on the research process, citation tip sheets, explanations of types of resources, information on how to locate a wide
range of materials and how to evaluate them effectively, and much more.
The University Libraries homepage (http://library.albany.edu/) will provide you with access to all
sorts of resources for doing research, including the online catalog and a wide variety of research databases. You will find links to
contact librarians and to ask for help, and a great deal more. Take a look!
Plagiarism and How
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