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Writing 116 (Gautreau): Pre-Activities

Writing in the Natural Sciences (WRI 116)


Hello Students,

  1. Prior to your library research session on 9 September 2020, please view the following video tutorials. 
    • During our in-person session, you will be utilizing the strategies presented in the tutorials. 
  2. Ensure that you are connected to the VPN at the beginning of the library session.


Online Research: Tips for Effective Search Strategies (3:04)

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and eBooks from off campus.

Visit to download the VPN.


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Find Full-Text of Articles through UC-eLinks

Learn how to find databases and how to narrow down by database subject area, full-text availability, etc. (1:14)