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The GPTC library research tutorial will introduce students to college level research techniques and QEP requirements. The tutorial is a series of guides that will help with research and are required to complete the QEP quiz.

Research Process: Start

This Research Tutorial is your key to research success!

The GPTC Learning Resource Center's library research tutorial will introduce students to college level research techniques and Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) competencies. They will be able to critically evaluate sources needed for success in college courses and prepare them to take the QEP assessment. 

If you are taking classes through Blackboard, your instructor will give you instructions for completing the tutorial and assessment. 


 




                                                                                                                                                                                                             


                                                                                                                                                                                                            

What Will I Learn?

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Develop a research question or problem statement that isn't too broad or too narrow
  • Identify scholarly journals and select the best information resources to answer your research question
  • Construct search strategies using keywords, connectors, quotation marks and more
  • Refine search results by resource type, publication date, and more
  • Find full text journal articles and request articles and books; and
  • Understand plagiarism and use APA & MLA style

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Reference

Basic Design of Research Libguide based on Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Design

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. (n.d.) Retrieved June, 2018, from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Website, http://libguides.rccc.edu/research/home


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