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Take the CRAAP Test.
Evaluate web resources for:

  • Currency
  • Relevance
  • Authority
  • Accuracy
  • Purpose

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Academic Research

1. Don't rely on Google for everything!

2. Focus on scholarly literature (see the Articles tab for more information).

3. Perform more than one search!

4. Evaluate the information you find using the criteria in the box above.

5. Ask for help! The text-a-librarian service is a quick and easy way to get help from a librarian.

 
FIRST YEAR SEMINAR (FYS)
 
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Spartan Search
Find books, journal articles, CD's, video recordings and more!


SEARCHING FOR BOOKS
When using the above search box, if you're looking specifically for books, be sure to narrow your results on the left side (see image below).

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EBOOK DATABASES
EBooks on EBSCOhost
EBrary
Gale Virtual Reference Library
 

 

Your Librarian

Rebecca Johnson
Rebecca Johnson

rejohnson@manchester.edu
Phone: (260)982-5360
Office: 111 Funderburg Library
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Text a Librarian is Here!
(260) 232-2755


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Online Resource Access

On Campus:
The Spartan Search catalog and all library databases have automatic access when using a campus computer.

Off Campus:
When off campus, use your regular network username and password to access library resources. If problems occur, contact Doris Stephenson

 


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