Welcome to the portal for Digital Literacy Tutorials at the University of Illinois Libraries. Here you will find various tutorials, guides, and digital tools created to help you find, evaluate, and critically use information sources. These tutorials cover:
The following tutorials were created with Camtasia, Power Point and Audacity using these guidelines: UIUC Camtasia Guidelines 2011. The tutorials are also available on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/DigitalLiteracy.
Provides a step-by-step process for submitting your theses electronically. See requirements at: http://grad.illinois.edu/thesis
The Information Cycle is the progression of media coverage of a newsworthy event. It will help you to better know what is available on your topic and to better evaluate information sources.
This tutorial is intended to assist you to avoid plagiarism in your papers.
Learning Objects are digital materials with defined instructional value that can be used in a variety of ways to improve teaching and learning.
The following provide additional guidance for students and faculty.
A webpage with guidance for the researcher and student.
Web pages with tips on the research process.
Provides initial steps for using research tools in the field of education.
This tutorial is intended to teach you about the LIS Easy Search, found at the Library and Information Science Virtual Library.
This short tutorial is intended to teach you about the Boolean Logic, a system for searching most databases.
Module 1: Finding Health Information:
Beginning Research on A Health Topic
Module 2: Finding Health Information:
Selecting a Database