About Grand Rapids
A-Z Dept. Listing
Learn about the 8-week class and take a tour of the Grace Hauenstein Library - learn your way around.
Learn the 7 basic steps to research, from picking a topic to citing sources.
Learn how to execute effective searching techniques to save time, effort, and frustration in locating quality information.
Learn why reference books are so valuable to you, and how to find and use them.
Learn how to locate books and periodicals by using our online catalog.
Become aware of the various types of periodical databases that are available to you, and learn techniques and tricks that are useful when using them.
Periodicals and Articles
Learn the difference between scholarly and popular publications and how each can be useful to you.
Learn how to evaluate the information you find online to ensure you are using information from credible sources.
Learn why it is important to treat your education as an ethical issue, and how to avoid plagiarism and other forms of academic dishonesty
Learn the basics of constructing Works Cited pages.