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Resource Tutorials

Tutorials that will help you learn how to find, use, and evaluate resources to use in your research.

Online Lessons

Video tutorials that will help you learn how to find, use, and evaluate resources to use in your research.


For more in depth lessons take a look at our information literacy modules in blackboard, or the lessons below:

Tutorials in Canvas

Our online Information Literacy Modules or tutorials are located in Canvas.

  • Scholarly Articles
  • Finding Books and Articles
  • Plagiarism and Citing
  • Finding Surveys and Instruments
  • Credible Sources
  • Preventing Plagiarism
  • Evaluating Sources
  • Conflicting Information
  • Open Minded Researcher

Student can self enroll in this course by providing them with this link (login required): https://fresnostate.instructure.com/enroll/AYKKRE

If you would like any of these modules to be included in your course as an assignment, you can have students submit the badges they earn as evidence. If you would like to remix, reuse or change any of these modules let us know and we will add them to the Canvas commons.


Video Tutorials

How to use OneSearch

This tutorial will show you how to access and use the OneSearch discovery tool.


Narrowing Your Topic & Finding Key Words

This tutorial will give you some ideas for how to narrow your topic before doing research using the resources at the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State.


The Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

This tutorial describes the anatomy, or different parts, of a scholarly article. By the end of the tutorial, you should be able to quickly determine whether an article is scholarly or not.