Tutorials and Guides
Learn effective searching use Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT.
Links to different citation style help guides and citation builders.
Web searching tutorial from Univeristy of California-Berkeley workshops.
The John Spellman Library at Grays Harbor College has many resources to help students with their class assignments. This guide should help you get started on finding some of what's available.
Research can be confusing. Sometimes you need a little help to learn how to research efficiently and effectively. You may not want to work through long lessons for a simple answer.
Use IRIS to focus on what you need to know right now. The IRIS tutorial includes the A.S.P.E.C.T. evaluation criteria.
Generating keywords and search terms. Improve your strategy by using the best possible search terms.
Imagine Academy offers free, online, self-paced courses for learning Microsoft software. Word, Excel, Access, Windows 8... and more! These courses are often used to study for tests leading to certificates such as Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) that can lead to career opportunities. You'll need access to a computer with internet access and Internet Explorer installed, and an Access Code. Contact the Reference Desk to obtain your Access Code.
Our Media Services department can help you with Power Point, film editing and more!
The Writing Center can assist you with any type of writing assignment.