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Library Resources

VIDEO: Library Resources for Students (4:20)

A quick introduction to resources available from the KPU Library's homepage including: Summon search, the library catalogue, research databases, journal title search, subject guides, the Research Help guide, and citation guides. Also highlights how to find library hours, book study rooms and get help from a librarian.

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  • VIDEO: Getting Started on your Research (3:18)

    This video outlines the usefulness of doing some initial background research in order to find a searchable topic. Accompanies Module 1 in the KPU Library's Doing Research Tutorial.

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  • VIDEO: Finding Background Information (6:46)

    Describes the importance of background information for research and ways to find it at KPU Library, Demonstrates searches in the Credo Reference and Canadian Points of View Reference Centre databases, as well as how to use Summon to find background info. Briefly discusses the use of Wikipedia in academic research.

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