Tutorials

Crafting a Good Research Question

Covers strategies for developing an interesting and manageable research question by brainstorming and exploring resources. NOTE: works best in Firefox browser.

Find Research Instruments in Instrument Databases

Learn to locate reliable and validated research instruments in instrument databases, such as Mental Measurements Yearbook, PsycTESTS, and Health and Psychosocial Instruments.

Find Research Instruments in Literature Databases

Learn to locate reliable and validated research instruments in literature databases, such as CINAHL, PsycINFO, and PubMed.

Getting Started with Zotero

This tutorial provides an overview of downloading and using Zotero to organize your citations.

Information Cycle

Learn about the information lifecycle and different types of information sources.

Introduction to Using EndNote

Watch this short tutorial to learn to use your purchased software effectively with USC Libraries-licensed resources.