This slide deck guides students in evaluating their sources for authenticity.
This slide deck offers tips on looking for research materials in multiple languages.
This slide deck introduces students to strategies for effective searching on a new research topic.
This slide deck helps students through the process of refining a topic or idea into a meaningful research question.
Are your students interested in learning about how to find and use visual materials for a research project? This workshop video is about visual resources: where to find them, how to use them, and how to cite them. It is helpful to anyone–advanced research skills are not necessary. It is also relevant to all subject areas (including sciences, humanities, arts, etc.).
Is coffee good or bad for your health? It is important to think critically about the statistical evidence in scientific claims. Your students can learn how the burgeoning field of open science contributes to validating scientific findings, and how to practice research transparency in their own statistical work in this video.
Did you know there are more than 16 billion records in Ancestry.com? Join the Curator of Quaker Collections in this video to learn about using Ancestry.com to conduct basic genealogy work, as well as to access the database’s more than 6.5 million Quaker records including Meeting minutes from 1681-1929.
Large scale or long-term projects can seem daunting to many students, and come with lots of questions. How do they get started on a thesis? How do they make sure everyone knows their role in a group project? How do they make sure all group members are moving in the same direction? How do they avoid duplicating work? This workshop video explores tools and methods for managing large projects.
How can working with primary sources help your students in their research? What is different about working with these sources? How do they find primary sources (whether physical or digital) on a topic of interest? What should they expect when visiting a special collections library? This video is intended for students having any level of experience with primary sources.