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Library Research Tutorial 2019: 2019 Tutorial Home

New 2019 Canvas Tutorial

Enrollment is closed for the summer and will begin again in Fall 2020

Welcome to the Library Research Tutorial for first-year Introduction to Higher Education courses (e.g., NSS1001, AL1010, etc.).


If your instructor has assigned the tutorial for class credit, please follow the instructions below on how to complete the tutorial and get credit from your instructor. 

What you need:

  • A stable internet connection
  • Use Firefox as your browser. (Other browsers like Chrome or IE may cause errors in Canvas) Download Firefox here for free.
  • Best viewed on a desktop, laptop. (Apple mobile devices may cause audio errors)
  • To hear the audio you will need speakers or headphones, or you may use the closed-captions
  • Consider the time to complete each module (6 modules at about 10 minutes each)
  • if your professor requires a paper copy of completion, you will need access to a printer


  • **enrollment in the tutorial is closed for the summer and will open again after the start of the Fall 2020 semester**
  • Click the link to self-enroll the stand-alone Canvas course
  • Log-in with your MyCalStateLA username and password
  • Click the button to Self-Enroll
  • Open the course, or log into Canvas at any time to access the course
  • Complete the modules in order to access and complete the final quiz
  • Print the Grades page showing the completed modules and quiz and submit to your instructor to receive full credit. This will act as your certificate of completion.
    • screenshot, pdf or,
    • print paper copy

Get Help:

If you are having technical difficulties:

  • First, check that you are using Firefox as your browser and your internet is stable
  • Visit the library for help or,
  • Submit a help ticket here 
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Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300