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Writing 10 (Haner): Background Sources

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Credo Reference Tutorial

Using Credo Reference Tutorial


1. Connect to the campus network via the VPN if you are off-campus.  You will need this connection to access one or more library databases while taking the tutorial.

2. Take the short quiz at the end of the tutorial.  Enter your email address AND your professor's email address. Afterwards locate the email confirmation. These emails often go to your SPAM folder, so be sure to check there.  It is often easiest to search in your email account for the phrase "Certificate of completion" to find your email confirmation.

3. You are ready! Click on the link below to start the tutorial. Follow the instructions on the left hand of the screen and, as directed, complete activities in the main screen (right).

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Reference Sources

Reference Sources refer to resources that are intended to provide background information.  They are usually consulted rather than read from cover to cover. Reference sources can include almanacs, handbooks, encyclopedias, and dictionaries.

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