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Library Tutorials

Library Services

Watch the videos below to learn about library services and resources. If you have other questions, please Ask a Librarian.

In January 2019, the library website was updated. Some of the videos below include images from the old library website, but still correspond to the current website.

Research Skills

Take the tutorials below and watch the videos to begin developing your research skills. If you have other questions, please Ask a Librarian.

Libraries' Catalog

Learn how to use the Libraries’ Catalog.

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Selecting Keywords to Search

Take the tutorial to learn how to pull keywords from your research question, which will help you when you search in library databases.

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Call Numbers & Finding Books in the Library

Learn about the Library of Congress call number system and how to use it to find a book in the library.

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Locating Books Guide

Academic Search Premier

Take the tutorial to learn how to use Academic Search Premier, a general library database.

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What is a Library Database?

Learn about the differences between a Google search and a search in a library database.

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Mind-Mapping to Focus a Topic

Learn how to turn your introductory research interest into a focused research topic.

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Finding Article Full Text

Learn how to find the full text of an article in a library database.

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Reading Citations

Learn how to read a citation for a book, book chapter or essay, and a journal article.

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Citing Sources Guide

Library Services

Watch the videos below to learn about library services and resources. If you have other questions, please Ask a Librarian.

In January 2019, the library website was updated. Some of the videos below include images from the old library website, but still correspond to the current website.

Libraries' Catalog

Learn how to use the Libraries’ Catalog.

Video Transcript

Call Numbers & Finding Books in the Library

Learn about the Library of Congress call number system and how to use it to find a book in the library.

Video Transcript

Locating Books Guide

What is a Library Database?

Learn about the differences between a Google search and a search in a library database.

Video Transcript

Finding Article Full Text

Learn how to find the full text of an article in a library database.

Video Transcript

Research Skills

Take the tutorials below and watch the videos to begin developing your research skills. If you have other questions, please Ask a Librarian.

Selecting Keywords to Search

Take the tutorial to learn how to pull keywords from your research question, which will help you when you search in library databases.

Keyword search tutorial thumbnail

Academic Search Premier

Take the tutorial to learn how to use Academic Search Premier, a general library database.

Academic Search Premier tutorial thumbnail

Mind-Mapping to Focus a Topic

Learn how to turn your introductory research interest into a focused research topic.

Video Transcript

Reading Citations

Learn how to read a citation for a book, book chapter or essay, and a journal article.

Video Transcript

Citing Sources Guide

Last updated: 04/23/2019