Guides

Library Skills Training Presentation : 

Adventure Tourism ; Natural Sciences ; Human Sciences

Guide to the library’s electronic resources. 

The Cegep's students, teachers and employees can access a series of electronic resources on the library's Website. Please consult the Electronic Resources Guide. You can also check our summary table.

DEWEY classification : books are organized by subjects

Understanding classes and subclasses

000   100   200   300   400   500   600   700   800   900

Finding a book on the shelves

Boolean Searching

Click here for our Guide to Boolean searching

Finding information through web search engines

Click here for our Guide to advance searching in Google and other search engines

Evaluating Resources

Not everything is a reliable or valid source. Click here for our Guide to evaluating resources. See also the "Bullshit-o-meter : Should I use this source in my paper?" guide from Pascal Martinolli, librarian at the University of Montreal.

Search plan

Use Concordia's guide to understanding your writing assignment keywords. Click here for a template to focus your research.

Methodology Guide

Printed guide (available at the library):

Jane E. Aaron & Elaine Bander (2018). The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, 9th Canadian edition, Toronto, Pearson, 295 p.

    

Online resources :

Unlocking Research : Unlocking Research is a guide developed to help you navigate your way through the research process from the initial definition and development of your research topic to the final citation of your sources in your bibliography. This Champlain College website was inspired by S'informer, an information literacy tool developed by Sandra Lenneville, Collège Gerald-Godin.

InfoResearch 101 :  Concordia University’s interactive tutorial designed to provide you with the necessary skills and foundations to find useful information, to evaluate it critically and to use it wisely for various purposes such as writing research papers and essays.

Purdue Online Writing Lab The Purdue OWL offers a wealth of resources including mini-guides to MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.