CO300 - Writing Arguments

Online Resources

The Library is here to help you with your research! Currently, the building is closed, but below is some information on accessing key research resources.

Online Library Instruction

These videos, and the accompanying notes page/worksheet, will walk you through some research tools that will help you get started with your research. Please watch each video, then complete the accompanying section on the notes page (ex. watch the first video, which includes a demonstration of CQ Researcher, and answer the discussion questions about CQ Researcher).

Video 1: CO300 - Introduction and CQ Researcher

This video contains an overview of the library instruction for CO300, including useful resources for your assignments. It also introduces the first resource, CQ Researcher.

This video can be viewed full-screen in YouTube and has captions available. The video is also available in Echo360 here.

After watching the above video, complete the section of the worksheet called, "CQ Researcher."

Video 2: Newspaper Sources

This video introduces newspaper sources and when to use newspapers for your research. It introduces two main newspaper sources, NewsBank/Access World News and U.S. Major Dailies.

This video can be viewed full-screen in YouTube and has captions available. This video is also available in Echo360 here.

After watching this video, complete the sections of your worksheet titled "NewsBank/Access World News" and "U.S. Major Dailies."

Video 3: Subject-Specific Databases

This video covers why subject-specific databases are useful, search strategies you can apply to a variety of databases, and how to find peer-reviewed journal articles.

This video can be viewed full-screen in YouTube and has captions available. The video is also available in Echo360 here.

After watching this video, complete the section of your worksheet titled "Databases by Subject" under "Finding Subject-Specific Resources."

Questions?

If you have questions about any of this content, contact your librarian (Kristy Nowak, kristy.nowak@colostate.edu).

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