Workshops: Getting Started

Each of the tabs below is a separate workshop. Review the material in the boxes, and then complete the quiz. Print out the quiz results and turn them in to your instructor, who may give you extra credit for taking the workshop.

Guide Contents

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  • Books
  • Databases
  • Evaluating Sources
  • Citing Sources

How to Complete The Getting Started Workshop

The Getting Started Workshop consists of several online tutorials and documents you should review.  In order to successfully complete the workshops you need to view the tutorials indicated as REQUIRED !!! in:

  • Step One
  • Step Two
  • Step Three

Some HACC professors give extra credit to students who complete workshop quizzes.  After reviewing these tutorials, click on the link at the bottom of this page to complete a quiz about what you have learned.  The quiz will be graded automatically.  Print out the results of the quiz and turn them into your professor.

Step One - Select a Topic

REQUIRED!!!

Choose ONE of the tutorials below to complete Step One of the workshop.

Step Two - Research Overview

REQUIRED !!!

Review BOTH of the videos shown below to complete Step Two of the workshop.

Step Three - Combining Terms

REQUIRED !!! Review AT LEAST ONE of these tutorials to complete Step Three of the workshop.

These tutorials explain how to combine terms to get just the right results in your database searches.

Getting Started Workshop Quiz

Some HACC professors give extra credit to students who complete workshop quizzes. 

After reviewing these tutorials, click on the link below to complete a quiz about what you have learned. 

The quiz will be graded automatically. 

Print out the results of the quiz and turn them in to your professor.

HACC Library Background Databases

Use these databases to find background material on a topic:

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