Tutorials and Quizzes

Montgomery College Library tutorials cover a variety of research skills which will be useful to you in your college career. 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. If your professor assigned the tutorial and quiz, 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.)

APA Citations

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.)

MLA Citations (Works Cited List - 8th Edition, 2016)

Introduces the guidelines for creating MLA citations for your Works Cited list, with some explanation of in-text citations. This tutorial covers the guidelines from the MLA 8th edition (2016). (With quiz.)

MLA Citations (In-Text Citations - 7th and 8th Editions)

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.

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.)

Evaluating Information

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

Primary Sources

Describes the characteristics of primary sources, and how to use them for research. (With 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. T ranscripts are provided.

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