Information Literacy

This peer-reviewed module highlights the importance of evaluating sources of information and outlines various frameworks to assess their quality.

This module focuses on understanding the main sections and elements you will discover when reading through academic scholarly journal articles.

This infographic shows how to download microdata from Odesi, a web retrieval system that provides access to Statistics Canada data collections.

A Power Point presentation on ORCID, a global non-profit organization that provides Open Researcher and Contributor (ORCID) IDs to researchers.

  • See below the Additional Assets section for an accessible slide deck version.

A brief video tutorial that shows how to quickly locate a book by its call number on the library shelves.

This video provides guidance on how to create and set up an Institutional Zotero account for the University of Waterloo.

This video provides guidance on how to integrate a University of Waterloo Institutional Zotero account with Omni, the Library’s Catalogue.

This module will help undergraduate students in science and engineering understand what information they need to use in their assignments, how to use different resources to find information, and how to assess information to know if it's appropriate for their needs.

This infographic provides guidance on how to integrate a University of Waterloo Institutional Zotero account with Omni, the Library’s Catalogue.

This infographic provides guidance on how to create and set up an Institutional Zotero account for the University of Waterloo.