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CQ Researcher is a tool that focuses on current events, political topics, and controversial issues. It's great for preparing a persuasive speech, researching a pro/con assignment, or finding a current topic to research. This tutorial from CQ Press shows you how to get started.
Ebsco is a company that provides databases such as Academic Search Premier Plus, Business Source Premier, Communication and Mass Media Complete, Education Full Text, and more. This tutorial from Ebsco will show you the basics of using these databases.
What is a literature review? What purpose does it serve in research? What should you expect when writing one? Find out here. From NCSU Libraries.
This tutorial explains how to use Wikipedia as an exploratory tool and where it can appropriately fit in the research process. From the Cooperative Library Instruction Project.
What is a wiki? How does the information get into Wikipedia? Find out what goes on behind the scenes. From NCSU Libraries.

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  • Research Tutoring
    Research tutoring is for quick questions, tips, and strategies on finding and evaluating information resources.  Research Tutoring is located in the Knowledge Market on the first floor and is available Monday–Thursday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

  • Research Consultations
    Research consultations are for in-depth and lengthy discussions about research questions. Please use Schedule a Research Consultation Form to request an appointment.  Due to the level of preparation needed, appointments should be made 48 hours in advance. If you need immediate help, please use Research Tutoring.  

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