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Online Tools: Discipline-Specific

An assortment of tutorials, videos, and tools to help students use library resources

Instructions

While these tutorials are focused on specific disciplines, we can likely tailor any of them to your specific needs. Contact us if you have questions or would like to talk about something specific for your discipline.

Business Resources

Introduction to Business Resources includes an overview of primary business databases and tips about conducting library research on business subjects.

Recommended For: Business Students

URL: http://libtutorials.uky.edu/BusinessResources

Length: Approximately 10-12 minutes

Business Resources Tutorial snapshot

LIS - Intro to Libraries for New Students

While Introduction to UK Libraries is tailored to students new in the Master's of Library Science program, it can be modified to work for other colleges, departments, or degree programs.

​Recommended For: ​LIS Students

URL: http://libtutorials.uky.edu/LISorientation/​

Length: Approximately 10 minutes

UK 101 - Evaluating Database Results

This video, Evaluating Database Results, is helpful for getting students to understand the criteria they can use in determining if an article is good to move forward with. The criteria is often referred to as the "CRAAP Test" because of its focus on Currency, Relevancy, Accurary, Authority, and Purpose.

Recommended For: UK 101 Students (or anyone new to research)

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSQBcG6lWF8

Length: 2:34

LIS - Finding Book Reviews

While Finding Book Reviews is intended primarily for students in LIS courses, this can help anyone in finding book reviews, particularly those published before 1965.

Recommended For: LIS Students (or anyone looking for a book review)

URL: http://libtutorials.uky.edu/BookReviews

Length: 4-6 minutes

UK 101 - Research Tips

UK 101: 4 Research Tips in 2 Minutes is a great clip that will introduce students to research.

Recommended For: UK 101 Students (or anyone new to research)

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTSDlR16Ct0

Length: 2:06