Need an Overview of Doing Library Research?

Library 101

Basic research skills needed to succeed in college

Graduate 101

Learn the main tenets of the more advanced research process

Getting Started with Finding Research?

The Research Process

Generating Keywords

The Information Timeline

Need Help Using the Joyner Library Website?

Searching the Catalog

Need Help Using Specific Databases?

ABI/Inform Complete


Communication and Mass Media Complete

Criminal Justice Abstracts

Education Research Complete

Film and Television Literature

Hospitality and Tourism Complete

Humanities International Complete


MLA International Complete

ProQuest Accounting and Tax

ProQuest Computing

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

ProQuest Earth Science Collection

Environmental Science Collection

ProQuest Political Science

ProQuest Religion

ProQuest Research Library






Need Help Decoding an Assignment?

Identifying Primary and Secondary Sources

Understanding Databases

Not Sure If You Found a Good Source?

Evaluating Resources

Evaluating Resources (engineering)

Evaluating Webpages

Thinking Critically about Information

How to Read a Business Research Article (Powerpoint)

How to Read a Communications Research Article (Powerpoint)

How to Read an Education Research Article (Powerpoint)

How to Read an Engineering Research Article (Powerpoint)

How to Read a Health Sciences Research Article (Powerpoint)

How to Read a Humanities Research Article (Powerpoint)

How to Read a Sciences Research Article (Powerpoint)

How to Read a Social Sciences Research Article (Powerpoint)

Can’t Find the Resources You’re Looking For?

Understanding Call Numbers

Interlibrary Loan Tutorial

Placing a Hold on a Book

Need Help Citing or Avoiding Plagiarism?

About Academic Integrity

About Plagiarism

Citing Sources

Need Help with Advanced Research?


Literature Reviews

Scholarly Writing

Responsible Conduct of Research

Copyright and Scholarly Communications

Advanced Research

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License