Guides and Tutorials

These guides and tutorials will help you learn to use the Library and its resources. Use the following navigation links to choose between research guides on different subjects, video tutorials on using the Library's online resources, or tutorials on using individual electronic databases to search for journal articles.



Library Video Tutorials


Library Catalog (click for full playlist)

Part 1: Basic Searching and Printing

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Part 2: Using Power Search

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Part 3: Catalog Records and E-Books

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Subject Headings (click for full playlist)

Part 1: What Are Subject Headings?

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Part 2: Finding Subject Headings with WorldCat

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Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources

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Finding Electronic Databases

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Finding Full Text with the Electronic Journal Locator

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Interlibrary Loan Forms

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Database Tutorials


EBSCOhost (OmniFile, Art Full Text, MLA International Bibliography)


Watch these and other EBSCOhost video tutorials at the EBSCOhost Tutorial website:

 Searching Reading an Article

Ovid (PsycINFO/PsycARTICLES)

In addition to this video, you can also refer to PsychINFO's Quick Reference Guide for some brief information and suggestions.

CREDO Reference

Basic Search


Mind Map Searching


In addition to these videos, you can check out the CREDO Toolbox for more videos and tutorials on how to get the most out of CREDO Reference.

Project Muse

Advanced Search


JSTOR


FirstSearch (WorldCat, ERIC, MEDLINE)

OCLC FirstSearch: The Basics (PDF)