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General Research Guide  

This guide is designed to provide assistance in researching general multidisciplinary topics.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015 URL: http://mville.libguides.com/generalresearch Print Guide RSS Updates

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Getting Started at Manhattanville

Microsoft Office 365

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Manhattanville College now has a powerful email, web, and collaboration tools for all former and current students. Microsoft Office 365 has your favorite Office features online and allows you to create sophisticated reports and presentations, collaborate in real time with classmates, and share and edit documents. Accessing your office 365 from your smart phone coming soon!

Getting Started With Office 365

  • Log in at: http://outlook.com/owa.student.mville.edu
    or visit MyMville > Students, and in the Student Quick Links box at right, click Office 365 E-mail.
  • Username: lastname, first initial (in most cases).
    For example: smitha
  • .
  • Password: Your initial password is:
    • Your first name initial in CAPS,
    • Your last name initial in lower case, and
    • Your full 7 digit student ID number.
    For example: Andrew Smith's password would be: As1234567).

Manage your OWN password

We strongly encourage you to change your password immediately:

  • Visit https://selfservice.mville.edu
    Or visit MyMville and in the Manhattanvile Quick Links box at right, click Self Service Password Utility.
  • Enter your user name. For example: smitha
  • Enter your initial password For example: As1234567
  • Select your 2 security questions.
    (For security reasons, do not share your answers with anyone.)
  • Change your temporary password.

If you need further assistance, please call the IT Help Desk 914-323-7230.

Microsoft Office 365 includes email, document sharing, Microsoft Office Web Apps and more. There are important setup tasks that you need to do to use all of the features of Office 365.
A video guide leads you through those steps. Watch Office 365: a tour for users today!

 

Self-Service Password Utility (Email and WebAdvisor)

 

Research Worksheet

Use this Worksheet to help you get started and focus your research.

 

Welcome

This guide is designed to assist you with general research and has a multidisciplinary focus.

Use the tabs above or the Table of Contents to the left to help you locate the particular information that you need to assist with your research.

 

 

 

Using the Library Homepage

 

Directions to Using the Manhattanville College Library's Website

Virtually all of the tools that you need to conduct research are linked to the Library’s Home Page.  These directions provides step-by-step instructions on beginning your research using the Manhattanville College Library Homepage.

 

The Information Link

The Information Link provides general information about the Library in a quick tip sheet including who we are, access to the Library Building, and general policies.

 

Using QuickSearch (Video)

 

The Research Process-- Permanent

The research process typically includes five broad steps. Most often you complete one step before moving onto the next. However, there may be times when you will need to return to a previous step or complete multiple steps simultaneously.

Step 1. Develop a topic  Select, a topic, find background information, develop research questions, identify keywords, refine your topic.

Step 2. Locate information: Find Books, Find Articles, Find Websites 

 Step 3. Evaluate and analyze information and sources (evaluate and distinguish types of periodicals)

Step 4. Use, organize and communicate information (take proper notes by correctly summarizing, paraphrasing, or quoting, and put it all together)

Step 5. Complies with legal, ethical and moral standards (cite sources following rules of proper citation in order to avoid plagiarism and follow procedures for Academic Honesty)

 Thanks to Johnson & Wales University --Denver Campus Library for providing this information.
http://jwudenver.libguides.com/content.php?pid=45242&sid=334466

 

The Research Process

The research process typically includes five broad steps. Most often you complete one step before moving onto the next. However, there may be times when you will need to return to a previous step or complete multiple steps simultaneously.

Step 1. Develop a topic  Select, a topic, find background information, develop research questions, identify keywords, refine your topic.

Step 2. Locate information: Find Books, Find Articles, Find Websites 

 Step 3. Evaluate and analyze information and sources (evaluate and distinguish types of periodicals)

Step 4. Use, organize and communicate information (take proper notes by correctly summarizing, paraphrasing, or quoting, and put it all together)

Step 5. Complies with legal, ethical and moral standards (cite sources following rules of proper citation in order to avoid plagiarism and follow procedures for Academic Honesty)

 Thanks to Johnson & Wales University --Denver Campus Library for providing this information.
http://jwudenver.libguides.com/content.php?pid=45242&sid=334466

 

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