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Open Educational Resources

IL Assessment Documents

Citing Sources

How to read citations from Cornell

Online Writing Lab (OWL) from Purdue

Citation Game from James Madison

Citation: A very brief introduction from NCSU


Queen's Copyright Advisory Office

Copyright Matters - guide for classroom teachers

Creation & Sharing

Evaluating Sources

Literature Review

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students from North Carolina State

Searching for Literature Reviews: Before You Write, You Have to Find from University of Western Cape

Theoretical Frameworks from the Doctoral Journey YouTube channel

Media Literacy

Media Smarts: Canada's centre for digital and media literacy. Lesson plan and video library.

Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary vs. Secondary Sources from Community College of Vermont

PRIMO: - Peer-Reivewed Instructional Materials Online

PRIMO, a committee of the ACRL Instruction Section, promotes and shares peer-reviewed instructional materials created by librarians to teach people about discovering, accessing and evaluating information in networked environments.

Queen's Learning Commons YouTube

Searching Databases

The first place to search for videos is the specific database  pages, PRIMO, or YouTube.

 Modern Language Association International Bibliography  (9 videos from MLA) -- Introduction to Literature Online  -- Criticism & Reference in LION

Ebsco Advanced Search (from Ebsco)

Search ProQuest Databases (from OISE)
Watch (1:06 mins)   |   Accessible script (PDF)   Download video (mp4)   |   Audio only (mp3)   |   YouTube

Search the ERIC Thesaurus (from NCSU)

Search the ERIC database in ProQuest
Watch (3:07 mins)   |   Accessible script (PDF)   Download video (mp4)   |   Audio only (mp3)   |   YouTube

RefWorks Tutorials (from RefWorks)

Shortcuts for Database Searching 


Avoiding Plagiarism from QLC

Academic Integrity video series from Ryerson University

You Quote It, You Note It! from Acadia University

Avoiding Plagiarism from Purdue

Understanding Plagiarism from Eastern Michigan State


Web Searching

Credible Sources Count: Tutorial on evaluating websites

Searching with Success: Tutorial on web searching