How do I access ResearchPath?
ResearchPath is available in GoWMU Elearning. As of October 2012, the ResearchPath tutorial is not available for viewing or download by individuals not associated with WMU. We hope to have guest access available soon.
For WMU Students:
1. Log in to Elearning at https://elearning.wmich.edu
2. Look in the “WMU Libraries” box on the bottom-left of your home page.
3. Click the “Self Register for the ResearchPath Course” link.
4. Register for ResearchPath.
5. On your home page, look in the “My Courses” box in the middle of the page. Click the “ResearchPath – library-lower-search” link.
6. Use the navigation on the left of your screen to view the ResearchPath tutorial modules and quizzes. Note: It is important to view each page and complete each quiz in order! You will not be permitted to view a quiz until you have successfully completed the previous quiz (success = 75% correct).
7. When you have successfully completed all five quizzes, you will receive an email. It may take up to 24 hours for you to receive this email. Save the email as verification that you have successfully completed the ResearchPath tutorial. You may use the email verification as proof to any instructor who may require completion of the tutorial. Another copy of the email verification will not be available to you after the initial one is sent. Hang on to it!
If you need to print of another proof of completion, follow these steps:
Log in to Elearning, acces the ResearchPath course and scroll down to:
Proof of Completion
1. You will receive an email within 24 hours after successfully completing all 5 quizzes.
2. Save the email as verification.
3. The email is proof of successfully completing the tutorial.4. If you need a 2nd copy of the email confirmation, complete the required checklist below. Click Here For 2nd Email Copy Checklist
5. If you need a 3rd and final copy of the email confirmation, complete the required checklist below. Click Here For 3rd Email Copy Checklist
6. You will need to watch the videos and take the quizzes again for a 4th confirmation.
1. Follow steps 1-6 for students in order to register for, and complete, the ResearchPath tutorial.
2. If assigning ResearchPath to your students, remind them to forward their email confirmation messages to you for verification.
If you have further questions about ResearchPath, please call the Waldo Library 1st floor reference desk at 269-387-5178.