Course Syllabus


The UW Libraries Undergraduate Researcher Tutorial supports student research skills across fields and disciplines. This online tutorial is asynchronous, self-paced and introduces students to UW Libraries (Links to an external site.) resources and services available in various research disciplines. The tutorial content was created based on the needs identified by student researchers, faculty research mentors, and the Undergraduate Research Program. This tutorial is designed for all levels of student research expertise.

Tutorial Modules

Tutorial Action Plan

  • Download the Tutorial Action Plan (PDF, Word) to help you keep track of personal goals and key research tools and resources at the University of Washington. You may have completed just one module or the entire tutorial. Complete the sections that will support your research and learning journey.
  • Need evidence that you’ve completed this tutorial? Use the action plan as a way to communicate what you’ve learned with your research mentor, course instructor or teammates.

Need Help?

It’s okay to ask for help! The UW Libraries is here to support you through any stage of your assignments and research.


The tutorial was created by UW Libraries staff: Kathleen Collins, Reed Garber-Pearson, Taylor Healey-Brooks, Amanda Hornby, Michelle Li, Chelsea Riddle, Emilie Vrbancic, Karen Wang, Linda Whang, and Kat Wyly. Special thanks to the UW Undergraduate Research Program and the UW Libraries' Graduate Student Research Institute.