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Research Help: Ready-made tutorials and videos

Research Help! Ready-made tutorials and videos for your students.

Research Strategies Part 1

 

In this video, students will learn to

  • Develop a research topic and keywords.
  • Use special search symbols (ex: boolean operators and truncation tools). 
  • Apply limiters to narrow results.

Research Strategies Part 2

 

In this video, students will learn to

  • Fing articles using subject headings.
  • Find cited references.
  • Importance of shelf browsing.

Google Scholar: Citation Chasing

 

In this video, students will learn to

  • Connect Google Scholar to the William H. Hannon Library. 
  • Find full-text articles using citations. 

Subject Heading Search: Thesaurus Method

 

In this video, students will learn to

  • Define subject headings as main themes.
  • Find better terminology using a thesaurus.  
  • Combine thesaurus terms using boolean operators.

Subject Heading Search: Results Method

 

In this video, students will learn to

  • Find subject headings through article records of relevant sources.
  • Perform a search with those subject headings.

Advanced Search Tips Tutorial

Advanced Search Tips Tutorial

Advanced Search Tips Tutorial title screen.

Accessible Word Document Version: Advanced Search Tips Tutorial

Key Points: Advanced Search Tips Tutorial

Suggested Assignments: Advanced Search Tips Tutorial

 

In this tutorial, students will learn to

  • Implement keyword and subject heading searches. 
  • Browse call numbers for books online.
  • Use citation chasing to find other relevant sources.
  • Gain access to sources the library doesn't own using Interlibrary Loans.