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University One for Indigenous Learners

Welcome to the Capilano University Library: Research Skills Workshop

This workshop will take you through the basic skills you need to search for materials at Capilano University Library including:  Developing keywords, identifying experts and knowledge keepers, using the Library search tool, finding academic articles, finding government information, assessing websites and finding Indigenous and other community perspectives.

Finding Reference Sources

Reference materials such as handbooks, encyclopedias and directories provide background information, quick facts, statistical data and references to further readings. Some of these resources can help you with keywords when trying to find further information on your topic. Some recommended titles are: