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Online Library Tutorials

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These online tutorials will teach you how to use the library, search our resources more effectively, and improve your research skills.

You'll find these tutorials are available in a variety of formats. Some are videos, some are interactive flash modules, and some are PowerPoint presentations. Many have been produced by other libraries. Note: This page only includes selected tutorials. Visit this page for the full list.

Getting Started

Finding Books and Articles

Getting Items from Other Libraries

  • Getting Items from Other Libraries

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My Research Strategy

"My Research Strategy" will walk you through the steps of creating a research strategy for your specific topic.

Information Literacy Tutorials

Visit our Bridges to Information Literacy Tutorials page for a variety of resources for learning and teaching about Information Literacy.

Randall Library on YouTube

Featured Tutorial

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Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals

Excellent video tutorial from Vanderbilt University on how to distinguish between Scholarly and Popular Periodicals.