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Writing 10 (DeBoard): Pre-Tutorials

College Reading & Composition

UC Merced Library

GOTS Academic Search Complete Tutorial

Outside Class Assignment Need VPN if completing from an off-campus location.
Academic Search Complete Tutorial
http://ucmercedlibrary.info/guide_on_the_side/tutorial/using-academic-search-complete

  • Complete the Academic Search Complete database tutorial.
  • You will follow the instructions on the left of the screen and, as needed, complete activities in the main screen (right).
  • To receive credit, you must complete a short quiz at the end of each tutorial.
  • When prompted at the end of the tutorial, enter your email address and your instructor’s email address.

Please try out a search for your topic in Academic Search Complete prior to our library session.

After each quiz, you can email your results to yourself and your professor.  Instructions are available in the tutorial.  The email will comes from admin and will start with the subject Certificate of completion ... Please check your spam folder for the email or search for "certificate of completion".  You can also take a screenshot of your tutorial results and send that to your professor as proof of completion.

GOTS Credo Reference Tutorial

Outside Class Assignment Need VPN if completing from an off-campus location.

Credo Reference Tutorial
http://ucmercedlibrary.info/guide_on_the_side/tutorial/credo-reference

  • Complete the Credo Reference database online tutorial.
  • You will follow the instructions on the left of the screen and, as needed, complete activities in the main screen (right).
  • To receive credit, you must complete a short quiz at the end of the tutorial.
  • When prompted at the end of the tutorial, enter your email address and your instructor’s email address.

After each quiz, you can email your results to yourself and your professor.  Instructions are available in the tutorial.  The email will comes from admin and will start with the subject Certificate of completion ... Please check your spam folder for the email or search for "certificate of completion".  You can also take a screenshot of your tutorial results and send that to your professor as proof of completion.

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

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http://library.ucmerced.edu/use/technology/vpn

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