Tutorials and Handouts

Citing Sources

Avoiding Plagiarism
Creator: Center for Intellectual Property at the University of Maryland University College. Format: Interactive Tutorial. Voice narration.

How Do I Cite?
Creator: Alvin Sherman Library. A menu of concise video tutorials on the new 6th edition of APA.

RefWorks
Format: Library Guide. Refworks Quick Guide (PDF). RefMobile (PDF)

Library Resources and Services

Tour of the NLU Library Website
Format: Video. Duration: 2:02 minutes. Voice narration, closed captions.

Using Films on Demand Streaming Videos
Format: Library Guide / text version

Introduction to the NLU Library Web site
Format: Library Guide / text version

Library Services Handout
Format: Handout (PDF)

The Research Process

Information Literacy
Format: Tutorial. Duration: 3 minutes. Voice narration. Certificate of completion.

Organization of Information
Format: Tutorial.  Duration: 12 minutes. Voice narration. Certificate of completion.

Searching Techniques
Format: Tutorial.  Duration: 8 minutes. Voice narration. Certificate of completion.

Evaluating Web Sources
Format: Tutorial. Duration: 5 minutes. Voice narration. Certificate of completion.

Searching for Articles

Searching for Articles
Format: Handout (PDF).

Searching EBSCOHost Databases
Format: Video. Duration: 4 minutes. Voice narration. 

Searching for Information with Hoovers
Format: Video. Duration: 8 minutes. Voice narration.

Searching for Articles: JSTOR
Format: PDF.

Searching for Articles: Lexis Nexis
Tutorials include Overview, Selecting Sources, & Working with Results

Searching for Articles: ProQuest Advanced Searching 
Format: Video. Duration: 2 minutes. Voice narration.

Searching for Articles: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
Format: Handout (PDF)

Browsing Full Text Journals
Format: Library Guide / text version

Finding Full Text Articles
Format: Library Guide / text version

Requesting Full Text Articles through ILLiad
Format: Library Guide / text version

Searching for Books

Searching for Books
Format: Handout (PDF). 

Video: Searching for Books
Format: Video. Duration 4 minutes. Voice narration.

Video: Using ebrary
Format: Video. Duration: 3 minutes. Voice narration. Library Guide.

 

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632

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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632

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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632

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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632

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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632

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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

     

     

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard
    Suite 102
    Tampa, Florida 33634
    800.366.6581 | www.nl.edu/florida

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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    414.577.2658

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