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Research Skills For Engineering Students: Need help?



Module 1: Thinking about your research problem (4:10)

Module 2: Types of engineering information (3:08 + 3:13)

Module 3: Google & Google Scholar (4:13)

Module 4: Summon (4:40)

Module 5: Academic databases 
(3:23+ 4:40 + 2:46 + 2:36)

Module 6: Standards & patents (4:21)

Module 7: Citing your information 
(2:14 + 3:32)


Need help?

Numbers in parentheses indicate video length(s) in minutes:seconds, within each module.


Do you have any comments or questions?  Was anything especially helpful or perhaps unclear?  Did you find any technical problems?  

Please contact Sarah Parker if you have any feedback in regards to this tutorial!

Need help?

There are number of ways to get research help!

Visit the Woodward Library Information Desk during Reference Hours.  You can also phone the Information Desk at (604) 822-4440.

Contact your librarians via e-mail (see our information to the right!):

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