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Research Guide for Students: Home

This page is being updated continually with new guides to searching, please check back!   If you have questions please be sure to use our Ask-a-Librarian chat anytime to chat with a reference librarian (may or may not be a CUNY librarian) or email us directly.

Doing Research Remotely: A Guide for Students

This handout for students serves as an easy, step-by-step overview of how to get started doing research using the Brooklyn College Library's resources. You can use it on its own, or supplement it with the additional content provided via this guide.

A quick how-to video about logging in from off campus (58 seconds).

Introduction to Research English 1012 (video)

Professor Beth Evans and her friend Gabby Miranda-Diaz, practicing social distancing, discuss the intricacies of doing college research. They debate the usefulness of Google, consider the value of Google Scholar and conclude that searching for trustworthy and scholarly information through the Brooklyn College Library is the best way to go when planning your English 1012 research paper.

Follow the story on Youtube.

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