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International Students

If you are coming to the University at Albany Libraries from another country, learning all of the fundamentals of academic research might feel overwhelming. The resources on this list are intended to help you get started with some basic library concepts and research tips.

Keyword Searching

When searching for information in the library catalog or a library database, it helps to strategize your search by choosing keywords for your topic. This tutorial will guide you through the process of choosing (and revising) your keywords.

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Plagiarism: What You Need to Know

Plagiarism is the use of someone else's words or ideas without giving proper credit to the original author. This tutorial will introduce you to different types of plagiarism and offer resources to help you avoid plagiarism in your work.

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