MU Library's research librarians are available to support you in planning your research curriculum for next semester:
A recent conversation in MU's Distance Education Support Community Team revealed the benefits of using the built-in Polls tool in Microsoft Teams meetings. Watch this step-by-step tutorial on how to use this new feature that lets you add Polls based on Microsoft Forms technology directly into each Microsoft Teams meetings. This video also shows how to use Poll in Microsoft Teams meetings - create edit, launch and gather data to download into Excel. (This video was uploaded to YouTube in November 2020.)
Oxford Scholarship Online offers access to thousands of academic works from the celebrated scholarly list of Oxford University Press, covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law. In numbers, this database offers:
If your students need help brainstorming topics, or understanding how certain topics are connected, you may suggest that they try out the Mind Map tool in the Credo Reference database. Students can enter a search term and, for (most) results, the interactive Mind Map will appear, with branches to related topics. When a student clicks on any item, the Mind Map will reorient itself based on that new selection. And because it's located within the Credo platform, all links take your students to reference entry pages, which provide in-depth foundational information for each selected idea/keyword.
Image: Screenshot of the Credo Reference results page for the keyword "economics," which features the Mind Map on the right side of the screen.
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