Magale’s Video Tutorials

The World of Information:  Information Literacy, Libraries, and Their Impact on Students

  • Learn about the World of Information! This tutorial introduces the basic concepts of information literacy and their impact on students.  The tutorial also includes a discussion of the types of libraries, their resources, and how students’ knowledge and use of these resources affect their academic endeavors.

Determining A Resource’s Quality

  • Learn about the importance of evaluating information resources!  This tutorial introduces the basic concepts of scholarly works, including how to locate and evaluate resources for quality.

How to Find Books, Videos, Magazines, and Other Materials within Magale Library

  • Learn how to find resources within Magale Library!  This tutorial introduces the basic concepts of searching and locating resources within Magale’s in-library collections.

How to Find E-Books, E-Articles,  Videos, & Other Materials within Magale’s Electronic Collections

  • Learn how to find resources within Magale’s electronic collections!  This tutorial introduces the basic concepts of searching and locating resources within Magale databases and digital libraries. Attention is given to on and off-campus access of these resources.

Citing Resources

  • Learn the basics of citing resources! This tutorial discusses the importance of citing resources.  Attention is given to the common elements of citations along with discussion of APA and MLA writing styles.

Using Turnitin within Blackboard (for Students)

  • Learn the basics of Turnitin within Blackboard from a student’s perspective! This tutorial discusses how to submit assignments within Blackboard to Turnitin for evaluation and how originality reports may help you with citation errors.

Using Turnitin within Blackboard (for Faculty)

  • Learn the basics of Turnitin within Blackboard from a faculty member’s perspective! This tutorial discusses how to set-up Turnitin assignments within Blackboard to provide easy access for your students. An overview is provided of how tools within Turnitin help you to give feedback and assistance to your students.

Linking to Magale Library’s Electronic Resources

  • Learn how to directly link to specific items within Magale’s Electronic Resources!  This tutorial is especially helpful for faculty members wanting to incorporate items from Magale’s Electronic Collections into their courses via Blackboard.

Academic Integrity

Module 1 Introduction

Module 2 Plagiarism

Module 3 Cheating

Module 4 Fabrication

Module 5 Academic Integrity Policy – Consequences