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McNair Scholars Library Guide: Tutorials

This guide is to direct new and continuing McNair scholars to resources that will be helpful in their McNair research projects and beyond.


How to download Zotero, a free citation management software, to your computer for use with Macs, PCs, and a variety of browsers.

How to add resources to Zotero with Chrome

How to add resources to Zotero with Firefox

This tutorial explains the process of peer review and how to search for peer reviewed articles in the ACU library.
You can find out if a journal publication is peer-reviewed by using the EBSCO Publication Finder.

A video from NCSU Libraries explaining the peer review process. You can ask the ACU Library questions by clicking on Ask Us.

Explains the process of requesting articles and book chapters (essays) from the library using InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

Do we have electronic access to a journal? Find out using Journal Finder (journal titles only).

Dr. Self gives advice on how to read journal articles effectively and efficiently and how to add notes in Zotero for annotations.