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UMass Amherst Libraries

Libraries Information Literacy Modules

Instructions for Using the Modules with Moodle and Blackboard

These modules can be directly embedded into your course on Blackboard or Moodle using the LTI links (orange icons). The PDF instructions below describe how to use these links.  

If you are using the modules with a website other than Moodle or Blackboard, please use the direct links (green icon) to link to each module.

Why Citations Matter

This tutorial provides an overview of why it is important to cite sources, and an explanation for why different citation formats and citation styles exist.

Estimated time: 13-14 minutes

Harvard Citation Style

This video provides an overview of the Harvard referencing style, which is common at universities in the UK. It includes an introduction about the importance of citations and describes conventions for popular sources such as books, websites, and journals.

Estimated time: 4:10