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Search vs Research
 
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What is the difference between search and research? Watch the video to find out!
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How Library Stuff Works: Boolean Modifiers "", *, ( )
 
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Learn how to format your search using the Boolean Modifiers quotes " ", asterisk *, and parenthesis ( ),
Views: 8410 McMaster Libraries
How Library Stuff Works: Boolean Operators (AND OR NOT)
 
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Learn how to use the Boolean Operators AND/OR/NOT to target and refine your search.
Views: 12697 McMaster Libraries
Scholarly vs Popular Sources
 
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Watch the video to learn about the differences between scholarly and popular sources!
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Search JSTOR
 
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McMaster University Libraries presents searching for articles using JSTOR (specific for Classical Studies). Table of Contents: 00:02 - 00:03 -
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Choose Keywords
 
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This video explains how to choose keywords for database searching when doing research.
Views: 8687 McMaster Libraries
Welcome to Mills Memorial Library
 
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Watch this video to learn about the many resources Mills Library has to offer!
Views: 1988 McMaster Libraries
MLA Citations (8th Edition)
 
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In this video, you will learn how to create both in-text and works-cited citations that adhere to the MLA Style (8th edition).
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How to Edit Automatic Closed Captions on YouTube
 
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For further viewing and learning: When YouTube Automatic Closed Captioning Goes Wrong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrApzuyirvs How to Upload Transcripts to YouTube Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPb8L8lYWBU&list=PLjB7x34VHLf7-Y6E7oXOtpI2woPd0lq2f&index=3 For more information: http://accessibility.mcmaster.ca
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How Library Stuff Works: Searching as Strategic Exploration
 
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This video explores how to strategically approach the research process.
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How Library Stuff Works: Authority is Constructed and Contextual
 
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This video explains why we should critically analyzes sources of authority in our research and daily lives.
Views: 456 McMaster Libraries
How Library Stuff Works: Research as Inquiry
 
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This video considers scholarly research as an iterative process.
Views: 317 McMaster Libraries
Ninja Laptop Lending
 
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You can check out laptops from the libraries at McMaster.
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Search Social Sciences Abstracts
 
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This video will explain how to search the database Social Sciences Abstracts to access full-text articles.
Views: 442 McMaster Libraries
How Library Stuff Works: Scholarship as Conversation
 
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This video looks at the many ways university students are active participants in academic discourse.
Views: 372 McMaster Libraries
How Library Stuff Works: How to Use the Self Check-Out Machines
 
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McMaster University Library presents how to use our self-checkout machines.
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Why I love the library (McMaster University)
 
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This is a 2010 Valentines video for the library at McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario themed around the question "why do you love the library?"
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When YouTube Automatic Closed Captioning Goes Wrong
 
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For further viewing and learning: How to Edit Automatic Closed Captions on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCY0kj4f0GM&index=2&list=PLjB7x34VHLf7-Y6E7oXOtpI2woPd0lq2f How to Upload Transcripts to YouTube Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPb8L8lYWBU&list=PLjB7x34VHLf7-Y6E7oXOtpI2woPd0lq2f&index=3 For more information: http://accessibility.mcmaster.ca
Views: 2403 McMaster Libraries
How Library Stuff Works: How to Choose an Essay Topic
 
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This video describes how to come up with a research topic, or research question, for an essay.
Views: 2368 McMaster Libraries
Introduction to Closed Captioning
 
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This video will introduce you to what closed captioning is. It provides the definition, the benefits, and a couple of resources that will be helpful to you when it comes to providing closed captioned resources at McMaster University.
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How Library Stuff Works: Information Creation as a Process
 
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This video looks at the information cycle and how it impacts the availability of resources on a topic.
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How Library Stuff Works: Information has Value
 
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This video evaluates the commodification of information in a community of scholarship.
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IT Helpdesks in the Libraries
 
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If you're having trouble with your computer in the library, visit the IT help desk. The staff will be more than happy to help you.
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Find an Article from a Citation
 
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Here is how to find a journal article using the E-Journals Portal on the library website.
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How Library Stuff Works: Scholarly Books
 
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Scholarly books are a great resource - watch this video to learn how to recognize one.
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How Library Stuff Works: Searching in Google Scholar
 
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McMaster University Libraries presents searching in Google Scholar. Table of Contents: 00:02 - 00:03 -
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Use Compact Shelving
 
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McMaster University Libraries presents how to use compact shelving.
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Search L'Annee Philologique
 
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Watch this video to learn how the L’Annee Philologique database can be used to find scholarly articles.
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Open Access - McMaster Libraries
 
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In keeping with this global trend, Canada’s Tri-Agency has announced changes to its Open Access policies. These changes will affect researchers across Canada, including at McMaster.
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Search for Books on a Topic
 
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This video explains how to enter keywords into the catalogue to find books on a particular topic.
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Search Project Muse
 
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Watch this video to learn how to use the Project Muse database to find articles.
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Pirates at the Research Help Desk
 
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The friendly staff at the research help desk are more than happy to assist you with your library research. You can find help at all four campus libraries.
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How Library Stuff Works: Innis Virtual Tour
 
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Take a virtual tour and learn all about our business library!
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Mills Learning Commons Zombie Invasion
 
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The Mills Learning Commons is located on the 2nd floor of the library. It has extended hours and is even open 24hrs during exams
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Read a Call Number
 
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A call number is like an address for a book and this video describes how you read it so that you can find out where the book lives on the shelf.
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Find a Book in the Stacks
 
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McMaster University Libraries presents how to find a book in the stacks (from the library catalogue, to reading the call number, to looking in the stacks).
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Freedom to Read Week - Socrates on Twitter
 
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What if Socrates did all his Socratic questioning on Twitter?
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Freedom to Read Week - Semmelweis on Facebook
 
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What if Semmelweis was on Facebook when he revealed the benefits of hand-washing on patient mortality?
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How Library Stuff Works: How to Search PAIS
 
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Learn how to find scholarly articles in the PAIS database.
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How to Upload Transcripts to YouTube Videos
 
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For further viewing and learning: When YouTube Automatic Closed Captioning Goes Wrong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrApzuyirvs How to Edit Automatic Closed Captions on YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCY0kj4f0GM&index=2&list=PLjB7x34VHLf7-Y6E7oXOtpI2woPd0lq2f For more information: http://accessibility.mcmaster.ca
Views: 744 McMaster Libraries
How Library Stuff Works: How to Find and Choose a Database
 
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There are so many databases to choose from! This video outlines how to decide which you should use.
Views: 149 McMaster Libraries