Online Research

Research Tools

Adobe TV 

Adobe TV is a free training site for all things Adobe, providing informational videos about a wide variety of Adobe products.


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Evernote is a very useful application for quickly saving interesting web pages and articles. With a single click, the page is saved in a specified folder (including hyperlinks) to be read and/or cited later.

Getting Started

Web Search Engines 

There are many search engines available for students to use.

  • Google Scholar is an excellent way to find trustworthy academic articles.
  • OJOSE, the Online Journal Search Engine, searches books and journal articles for answers.
  • iSEEK searches university sites, government websites, and other nonprofit webpages for information.
  • EndNote Web is a web-based service to help students through the process of writing a research paper. It is available free to ACU faculty, staff and students when you sign up with your ACU email account.
  • PubMed Central (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine. []


w3schools is a free training site for developing a website. It has interactive lessons on all things web-related, e.g. cascading style sheets ( CSS), html, and so on.

Learning Studio: Year One
The Learning Studio opened its doors to the campus last March. Here is a look at some of the stories from year one.