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reTooling Institute

Use tabs above for more info on the following topics:

Picture of Welcome Doormat• References: Example reference sources with overview information (dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc.)
• Books: Use the Library Catalog to access books and more
• Articles: Use Databases to access articles from periodicals (journals, magazines and newspapers) and more
• Websites: Find out where to go to get reliable info online

Evaluating Sources

There's a lot of information out there, but not all of it is appropriate for your research. You'll need to evaluate what you find and an easy way to evaluate is with the TRAAP Test. TRAAP stands for Timeliness, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy and Purpose. Click on the PDF link below to learn more.

infoLAB Tutorial

The infoLAB tutorial shows you how to

The complete tutorial takes about 45 minutes and is accessible via the link below. To access a specific section, click on the links in the bullet list above.


Librarian

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Dana Corbin
Contact:
Email: dCorbin@dcccd.edu

Virtual Reference Desk:
A librarian is available to assist you online (via video, audio only, or chat) during library hours. Directions and details are on the Virtual Reference Desk Guide.