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IT 214: Database Fundamentals

Find the library resources you need to complete your IT 214 research project.

Get Help

George Mason University provides a number of academic support services free of charge.

Use the following online tutorial to learn new research skills or strengthen skills you already have!

Mason Library Tutorials -- Find tutorials covering all aspects of conducting research, managing the information you find, etc. as well as ones on using library services.

Where do I Start?  --  This tutorial provides tips on getting started and seeing your research through to the final paper! (Colorado State)

Look at the following videos to learn more about Literature Reviews and Patent Searching:

Zotero Workshops

Need help organizing your research materials and creating citations?  Save time and energy and use Zotero!  

Take a Zotero workshop to get started or a ZoteroPlus workshop to learn more advanced techniques.  Visit this page for the schedule.  Registration is required for these very popular workshops.

All Upcoming Workshops

View a list of upcoming workshops on this page. Can't make a workshop? Contact Theresa Calcagno for assistance:  tcalcagn@gmu.edu

Mason Online Community

Research Services 

Mason Libraries offers live and on-demand instruction to assist online learners with their research. 

Accessing Library Materials 

As a student enrolled in a designated online or hybrid course, you can access a wide variety of digital resources and have physical library materials sent directly to you!  

Tip: When using Mason Search on the Mason Libraries homepage from off-campus, be sure to sign in to your My Mason Library Account to search the full range of available content.