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How Library Resources Work Videos

This is a series of short, engaging videos created and published by the McMaster Library on a range of topics. The objective of each of these videos is to help you understand, find and use the library and its resources. Videos are grouped into the following categories: research, finding articles, finding books, citing, and using the library. 


GALE Databases

Gale databases provide learners with powerful search tools to narrow results and deliver the reliable, timely content they need to be successful researchers. All the articles listed are peer-reviewed, scholarly articles. You will need to log into your LPSS Google account in order to access this resource. The password is louisiana when you are off campus.

AHS Resources

Using the Gale Databases

This presentation includes an overview of the Gale databases, how to choose which database to use, and the basic instructions to using this resource.

Evaluating Internet Sources

This presentation includes an overview of how to evaluate the sources you find on the open web for crediblity and reliability. It also includes information on how to cite these sources.

Information on MLA Formatting

This presentation includes an overview of MLA formatting as well as reviews the basic formatting requirements, parenthetical citations, and the works cited page. A resource slide is available at the end of the presentation for students seeking detailed information or further help.

Google Citations Tool

This presentation includes detailed instructions and explanations on how to use the new Google Citations tool to cite sources within your essay. 

KAMI for students

Kami for Students

Kami is an amazing tool that allows you to annotate, draw, highlight, text, and more on top of PDF & Google files that you have saved in Google Drive.

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