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Accessing Canvas Commons
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Library Modules and Pages in Canvas Commons
The following modules and pages can all be located within Canvas Commons
Video Tutorials in Canvas Commons
Research Companion is a series of tutorial videos on information literacy and related topics.
Scholarly v. Popular Sources
This module contains a video tutorial and sway presentation on the differences between Scholarly and Popular sources.
What are Library Databases?
Information and video explaining what Library databases are.
Tools to Ensuring Resource Validity. This page includes a video and sway presentation.
Selecting a Research Topic
Videos and Information on selecting a research topic and finding relevant sources.
Pre-Research: Building a Foundation
Video and instruction on choosing a topic and pre-research.
Strategies you can use to conduct a well-developed search for your thesis or topic question. Includes an in-depth video on how to explore a topic, searching using like words and narrowing the topic using subject terms and limiters.
Searching for Primary Sources
Search for primary sources using the Library search box and databases. Also information on how to request items through LBCShare Interlibrary Loan.