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Library Instruction Videos and Tutorials

This guide compiles library instruction videos and tutorials for review, online students, and other academic purposes.


The videos and tutorials in this guide are intended to extend our classroom instruction to the web. If you are a faculty member interested in scheduling classroom instruction, or if you would like the librarians to create videos for your course, please contact Stephanie Ross, Reference and Instructional Services Librarian to discuss options.

NEW Library Instruction Videos | Summer and Fall 2020

Interactive Tutorials

The tutorials below are included in the Blackboard Course *How to Use the Library* the links below work best when linked from Blackboard. All interactive tutorials include a certificate of completion and review questions.


In this interactive tutorial, students will learn how to:

  • Search in OneSearch
  • Utilize tools like emailing records to themselves
  • Access full text articles


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In this interactive tutorial, students will learn:

  • About academic library books
  • How to search for books and ebooks
  • Access full text ebooks


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Research Databases

In this interactive tutorial, students will learn:

  • How to navigate the college website to the library's research databases
  • How to access and search the database Academic Search Complete
  • Advanced search techniques (including phrase and field searching)
  • Access fuil text articles

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Marvin Library Building Tour

This tutorial will review:

  • Service areas
  • Available resources



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Cite Your Sources

In this tutorial, students will learn:

  • How to navigate to the Cite Your Sources research guide
  • What is included in this resource


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In this tutorial, students will:

  • Identify and understand plagiarism
  • Know how to avoid it
  • Learn why it is essential to start your research early
  • Know where to get help

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Instructional Video: Using the Dwight Marvin Library

Instructional Video: OneSearch