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Library Instructional 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 complete the library instruction request form indicating custom video or course guide below preferred modality.

Library Instructional Videos

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Using the Dwight Marvin Library [4:00]

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OneSearch [5:02]

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Finding Books [6:30]

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Keywords and Search Strategy [2:39]

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What is a Database? [2:44]

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Newspaper Articles from U.S. Major Dailies [3:28]

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Streaming Videos from Films on Demand [9:41]

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Wall Street Journal [3:37]

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Academic Search Complete [6:06]

Interactive Tutorials

The tutorials below include step by step instructions and review questions. All interactive tutorials include a certificate of completion.


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 full text articles

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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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Evaluate Your Sources

In this tutorial, students will: 

  • Understand what source evaluation is and why it's important
  • Recognize issues of quality, accuracy, relevance, bias and credibility
  • Fact check websites like a pro!
  • Choose suitable and credible information for school, work and beyond!

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Marvin Library Building Tour

This tutorial will review:

  • Service areas
  • Available resources

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EDUC 100

In this tutorial, students will:

  • Identify professional journal articles required for your assignment
  • Search for sources using keywords and advanced search strategies
  • Access full-text articles

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