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University 1 Library Guide: Search Skills

Getting started in the University of Manitoba Libraries


If you need to... Watch Video length
...find books to use for your assignment Finding books 1:52
...go get the physical copies of books you found from the shelves in the library Reading call numbers 2:22
...find academic articles to use for an assignment Finding articles 2:16
...get better search results Searching: Using Symbols & Quotations 2:28
...get better search results Searching: Using AND, OR, & NOT 4:25
...only search for sources that are peer reviewed, or from certain time frames, or that fit another criteria Narrowing your search 2:26
...incorporate the sources you found into your assignment Citing: When and why, part 1 2:39
...cite your work in APA style Citing: When and why, part 2 3:21

To learn more search skills see the videos on the Undergraduate Help Hub. (Text tutorials are also available.)

APA Style 'Cheat Sheet':

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