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Library 'Stuff' for D2L

Stuff and things! (Links, handouts, workshops, etc) that faculty can add to D2L! Or wherever else you can put stuff.

Videos

Just videos for watching: no attached learning activities or completion certificates (besides any progress tracking you pay attention to in D2L). Below you'll find each video embedded in this page for you to preview alongside all the metadata at a glance, including the link or embed code for you to grab without having to leave this page.

Welcome/General Introduction

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Title:  Hello, Library!

Length: 2:51 (including bloopers and stinger)
Captioned: yes
Coverage: A quick intro from the librarians about why and how to use the library. Just the basics!
Link:https://youtu.be/sl-I3H696q8
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Services & Resources

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Title: How-to Register For an NYT Subscription
Length: 6:40
Captioned: Yes
Coverage: 3 steps for LSC-University Park students to create an account for the NYT news information source.
Linkhttps://youtu.be/XzMZnKGtiQU
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Research

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Title: No Article Full Text? 3.5 Steps for Tracking It Down
Length: 7:19
Captioned: yes
Coverage: Locating an article's full text via the library Full Text Finder tool, and where to go when that fails (Google, then interlibrary loan request).
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzvK--ZYstw
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Title: How to Navigate to the Research Databases [updated 2019]

Length: 2:47
Coverage: How to get to the databases from LoneStar.edu, what's needed for off-campus access
Link: https://youtu.be/6Se7RmnDMt4
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Title: Research Framework: Selecting the Right Sources
Length: 15:11
Captioned: yes (automatic captions only)
Coverage: Understanding the differences between types of information sources, what counts as scholarly
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6j-N_gTH0M
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Citations

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Title: MLA Citation Workshop  (updated for 9th ed.)
Length: 12:46
Captioned: Yes
Coverage: A basic overview of MLA citation. This is a recording of the MLA workshop we offer, but in asynchronous video form. Students are referred to LibWizard tutorial to complete a quiz.
Link: https://youtu.be/x69pcdgBUxM
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Title: Annotated Bibliography
Length: 10:52
Captioned: Yes
Coverage: What is an annotated bibliography? | What types of information are included? | How should the document be formatted?
Linkhttps://youtu.be/86NAWjYX0_4
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Title: Make an MLA Template (detailed)
Length: 13:06
Captioned: yes
Coverage: All the steps to formatting a Word document in MLA, including setting the font, spacing, and indentation, as well as necessary document elements (header, heading, titles).
Link: https://youtu.be/AMUvEzWC9hY
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