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HuskyCT: Integrating Library Resources — Research Skills Guides - Research Now!

Research Now!

Research Now!  is a series of guides designed to be used within courses to engage students in foundational information literacy concepts.  Our Research Now! guides have been created to be flexible and modular, allowing instructors to integrate them into courses at their point of need. 

Instructors' Guides, including information on how to use these guides to encourage and develop information literacy skills and habits of mind, are being developed.

What's Available in Research Now?

Get Started
Read (and Understand!) the Assignment
Background Research and Initial Searching
Form a Research Question

Explore Information
Why Use Library Information?
The Information Lifecycle

Primary/Secondary Sources
Scholarly Sources & Peer-Review

Find Information
Develop Keywords
Search for Books & Articles
Revise Your Search
Use Google Scholar
Find New Sources from Your Sources
Interrogate & Evaluate Resources
Confirmation Bias
Introduction to Authority
Information Evaluation Toolkit
Assess Your Project Information
Understand Citations
Integrating Sources
Citing Correctly
Citation Style Guides
Reading Citations

Embedding Research Now Guides

Full Guides, Single Pages, or individual Content Boxes can be embedded into a course.  Follow these First Steps, then choose the appropriate tab for embedding a full guide, a page, or a box.

1. Go to the section in HuskyCT where you want to embed a guide

 

2. Select the Tools tab and select LibGuides

 

3. Give the page a name.  Other information is optional.  Click Submit when finished.

 

4. Open the new page just created and select the Library's LibGuides site: LibGuides - guides.lib.uconn.edu.

 

5. Continue with instructions for embedding a Full Guide  or Single Page/Box

To embed an entire guide, follow steps 1-4 in the First Steps tab.

5. Select the Content Type: Full LibGuide

6. Select the guide from the menu.  If you know the name of the guide, start typing to navigate more quickly.  If not, browse to find the desired guide.

7. Select Embed. The guide is now embedded in your HuskyCT course!

To embed an entire guide, follow steps 1-4 in the First Steps tab.

5. Select the Content Type: Single Page or Content Box

6. Select the guide from the menu.  If you know the name of the guide, start typing to navigate more quickly.  If not, browse to find the desired guide.

7. Choose the Guide Page and Box (Box option will be available only if embedding a content box).

8. Select Embed. The page or content box is now embedded in your HuskyCT course!

 

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