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Guides, Help Sheets and Tutorials

The Role of the Library is to assist the Otis Community with all their reference needs. Below are recommended sites, but please don't hesitate to ask a real human Librarian if you wish.

Ben Maltz Gallery: Curricular Connections

Other L.A. Libraries

Recommended Websites by Department

Pathfinders
 

Guides for Otis Databases

Oxford Art Online
About Dictionary of Art Online ##page no longer exists
Ebrary training Video
Call Number Subject Guide

Citation Help

EasyBib (recommended by a student)
Citation Machine (interactive web tool)
Citing Sources
MLA Style Guide
Citation Machine (Free webtool to help you turn bibliography items into correct format.)

English/Writing/Speaking/Grammar

A Forest of Rhetoric

Grammerly

Study Guides

Introduction to Creative Thinking
Time Management
Learning Styles
How People Learn

Art History

Smarthistory

Be a Smarter Web Searcher

Using Search Engines (tips and tricks)
Search Engine Showdown
Search Tools Chart
Searching the Invisible Web

Web 2.0

I Didn't Know You Could Do that with Free Web Tools
Mindmomo Mindmapping Software
Intro to Web 2.0 Applications
Sue's Web 2.0 del.icio.us Links
Sue's Completely Idiosyncratic History of the Web

Copyright and Fair Use

Usage Guide for Online Resources

See also the tutorials under the Info Lit link.