Pitzer College » The Writing Center » Library Resources Library Resources Tutorials and Videos: The Claremont Colleges Library offers several self-paced, graded, asynchronous tutorials to introduce learners to the research process. Academic Integrity Tutorial: an interactive, self-paced tutorial in understanding academic integrity. Start Your Research Tutorial: an interactive, self-paced tutorial to guide you through the processing in starting your research. Get Started with Literature Reviews: an interactive, self-paced tutorial to guide you through the basics of creating a literature review and will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. By the end of the tutorial, you will be able to: Understand the purpose of a literature review- and more importantly, understand the purpose of your literature review Develop effective search strategies Save your sources and take notes on your reading Synthesize your research in order to write your literature review Use some helpful tips for avoiding “research overwhelm” Citation Help: tools, resources, and citations guides that support you citing sources based on MLA, APA, and Chicago manual guidelines. Zotero: a free application that collects, manages, and cites research sources. Ask Us: The Library offers multiple options for contact to get help with your research, assistance in navigating the library, or to ask a question about the library’s resources and services. Contact a Subject Librarian: Questions about conducting research, finding sources, or accessing the library’s collections or resources? Librarians are available to meet remotely for online research appointments and to support faculty in their research and can recommend resources and advice for successfully completing research assignments.