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Tutorials and Training Tools

Dissertation Toolbox

The Library Dissertation Toolbox Workshop Series is designed specifically for doctoral students. Learn how to effectively locate, evaluate, and use information relating to your dissertation research topic.

For upcoming LIVE sessions, please see our Library Events Calendar

Doctoral Tutorials

Library Basic Training

Library Basic Training: Resources for Doctoral Success

Are you starting your doctoral journey at NU? Library Basic Training goes beyond Library Orientation to review the most important resources for your dissertation research. Learn how to search for scholarly articles and dissertations, place Interlibrary Loan requests, find information about research methodology and design, use Google Scholar, and more.

Researching Frameworks

Researching Frameworks: Locating Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks

Research frameworks provide a foundation for your study and keeps it focused and concise. Think of a framework as a roadmap or blueprint for developing your study and supporting research.

This short video series will help you help you identify, locate, and retrieve theoretical and conceptual frameworks through the library databases and/or Google.