Library Research and Skill Guides

Our Research Tutorial: Guide to Library Research at Cornell

Skill Guides: How to Find Specific Resources

These online guides explain how to find books, periodicals, and other resources in the Cornell University Library. Included are guides explaining how to conduct library research from choosing a topic to citing library resources in the bibliography of a research paper.

For a tutorial that incorporates many of these guides and other suggestions and resources, see the Guide to Library Research at Cornell.

Research Strategy: The Seven Steps of the Research Process

Distinguishing Scholarly from Non-Scholarly Periodicals
 Watch on YouTube: Identifying scholarly journals    Identifying news sources   

Critically Analyzing Information Sources

How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography

Bibliographic Citations: Resources and Guides
  Watch on YouTube: How to read citations     

Reference Identification Tools: A Skill Guide

Finding Book Reviews

Finding Images

Finding the News

Finding Videorecordings and Sound Recordings in the Cornell Library Catalog

How Literature is Structured

Library of Congress Classification

How to Find and Cite Bible Entries

Last update 12 November 2009 [MOE]
Tony Cosgrave and Michael Engle
Reference Department

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