Tutorials and Quizzes

Montgomery College Library offers online tutorials and quizzes on a wide variety of topics. They are designed to allow you to learn at your own pace, at any time that is convenient to you. The quizzes will help you measure your progress and understanding. We also offer additional videos, tutorials and quizzes that your professors may have embedded in your Blackboard courses.  Be sure to check your Blackboard course pages to make sure you are not missing anything.

If your professor assigned the tutorial and quiz to be taken from the library website, be sure to include his or her email address when you complete the quiz.

Faculty: Visit our About Tutorials and Quizzes page to learn how our tutorials and quizzes can support your instruction, including how each offering maps to the standards in the College's Information Literacy Rubric.

Academic Integrity and Citing Sources Tutorials

Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism

Discusses what academic integrity is. Provides strategies for using sources well, to avoid plagiarism. (With quiz.)

Take the Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial and Quiz
APA Citations (7th ed., 2019)

Introduces the guidelines for creating APA citations for your Reference list, with some explanation of in-text citations. This tutorial and quiz are based on APA 7th edition, released in fall 2019. (With quiz.)

Take the APA Citations Tutorial and Quiz
MLA Citations (Works Cited List -8th ed., 2016)

Introduces the guidelines for creating MLA citations for your Works Cited List, with some explanation of in-text citations. This tutorial and quiz are based on MLA 8th edition released in 2016. (With quiz).

Take the MLA Citations (Works Cited List) Tutorial and Quiz
MLA Citations (In-Text Citations – Video)

Brief video that reviews guidelines for creating in-text citations in the MLA style (7th edition, 2009 and 8th edition, 2016). (No quiz.) This video contains audio. A transcript is provided.

View the MLA Citations (In-Text Citations) Video

Doing Research Tutorials

Begin Your Research

Describes the basic steps needed to get organized for a research assignment: understanding the assignment, choosing a topic, developing a search strategy, selecting relevant sources, and citing sources. (With quiz.)

Take the Begin Your Research Tutorial and Quiz
Evaluating Information

Discusses various criteria for evaluating information from different kinds of sources. Explains how to access different kinds of sources. (With quiz.)

Take the Evaluating Information Tutorial and Quiz
Use RaptorSearch to Find Books and Articles

Explains how to use RaptorSearch to find books, e-books, articles, streaming videos, and more. (With quiz.)

Take the Use RaptorSearch to Find Books and Articles Tutorial and Quiz
Primary Sources

Describes the characteristics of primary sources, and how to use them for research. (With quiz.)

Take the Primary Sources Tutorial and Quiz

Library Orientations

Distance Education Library Orientation

Series of videos that provide an overview of the MC Library, with a focus on resources for Distance Education students. (No quiz.) These videos contain audio. Transcripts are provided.

View the Distance Education Library Orientation Videos
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