Kimbel Library Tutorials
Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism (Introduction) (1:28)
This tutorial introduces students to the importance of academic honesty at Coastal Carolina University, as embodied by the Honor Pledge.
Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism (Part 1)
In this interactive tutorial, students will test their knowledge about plagiarism by answering a series of true/false questions.
Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism (Part 2) (4:32)
After learning more about what plagiarism is (and what it isn't) in the Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism (Part 1) tutorial, students will now learn about strategies for avoiding intentional and unintentional plagiarism, including using quotes, paraphrasing and more.
Choosing Keywords for Research
In this interactive tutorial students will be given an example research topic and will have a chance to make a choice about the best keywords to use when searching for information on this topic in Kimbel Library's Discover! search service.
CQ Researcher - Database Guide (4:34)
Gathering background information is an important early step in the research process. This tutorial demonstrates how to use CQ Researcher and describes its role as a reliable source for finding background information on a topic before diving into deeper research.
Finding Articles in Discover! (3:54)
Learn how to search our Discover! search service to find articles for your research paper. This tutorial demonstrates how to search for articles, refine search results, and view, print and email full-text articles.
Finding Books and Videos in Discover! (2:39)
Learn how to search our Discover! search service to find books and videos. This tutorial demonstrates how to search for books and videos, refine your search results, locate print books in Kimbel Library, and access online books and videos.
Identifying Peer-Reviewed Articles (3:15)
Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles are commonly required as sources for research assignments. This tutorial defines "peer review" and goes through a number of clues that can be used to identify whether an article found through Discover! is from a scholarly, peer-reviewed source.
ILL: Requesting Articles Not Owned by Kimbel Library (2:43)
This tutorial explains how to request articles from other libraries if Kimbel Library doesn't own them. In addition, you'll learn how to search for specific articles in Journals A-Z to determine whether Kimbel Library has print or electronic access to the articles you need, before you place your request.
Interlibrary Loan: How to Create an ILLiad Account (1:24)
This tutorial explains how to register for ILL services at Kimbel Library by creating a My ILLiad account.
PASCAL: Requesting Books Not Owned by Kimbel Library (1:43)
Coastal Carolina University's students, faculty and staff have easy access to books at all other South Carolina academic libraries. Learn how to place requests so you can have one of these books delivered to Kimbel Library.
Using Wikipedia Wisely (5:45)
Wikipedia is often viewed as a forbidden source full of unreliable information. But does it have a role in the research process? This tutorial explores common myths associated with Wikipedia so that students can use its wealth of information more wisely.
Finding and Linking to Subscription Database Articles in Your Course Management System (Part 1) (3:26)
This tutorial explains how to find articles in Kimbel Library's EBSCO databases, find permanent URLs for those articles, and link to the articles from your Blackboard or Moodle course.
Finding and Linking to Subscription Database Articles in Your Course Management System (Part 2) (3:35)
This tutorial explains how to find articles in Kimbel Library's non-EBSCO databases, find permanent URLs for those articles, add a proxy prefix to the articles for off-site access, and link to the articles from your Blackboard or Moodle course.
Linking and Embedding Subscription Videos in Your Course Management System (4:17)
This tutorial explains how to find streaming videos from Films on Demand, find the permanent URL and embed code for those videos, and link to or embed the videos within your Blackboard or Moodle course.
If you have any questions or comments about these tutorials please contact Distance Learning Librarian Ariana Baker. Having trouble playing videos? Please make sure you have a recent update of Adobe Flash Player.