Online Library Tutorials

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

These tutorials are available in a variety of formats, such as videos, HTML tutorials, and Canvas modules. Some of these have been produced by other libraries but have been handpicked by Randall Librarians.

Are you an instructor looking for an asynchronous tutorial not found below? We are happy to work with you to meet your course's needs. Please email Delandrus Seales, Teaching & Learning Librarian, at sealesd@uncw.edu.  

Getting Started

Developing a Search Strategy

Basic Keyword Searching [ Video | 4:29 ]
My Research Strategy [ HTML | Self-Paced ]

Finding Books and Articles

Finding Books & Videos

Children's Book Titles [ Video | 2:28 ]
Using eBooks [ Video | 4:30 ]

Searching Specific Resources for Articles and More

Getting Items from Other Libraries

Document Delivery [ Video | 2:54 ]

Getting Items from Other Libraries

Citing and Evaluating Your Sources

Citing and Evaluating Your Sources

APA Crash Course 7th Ed. [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
Evaluating Sources [ Video | 3:30 ]
Factual or Opinion [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
MLA 9th Edition Tutorial [ Video | 4:30 ]
MLA Crash Course 9th Ed. [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
Recognizing Plagiarism [ HTML | Self-Paced ]
Using Images From the Web [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
What is plagiarism? [ Video | 2:40 ]
Zotero Introduction [ Video | 9:00 ]

Course Tutorials

Course-Specific Tutorials

COM 200 [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
ENG 101 [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
ENG 103/201 [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
HON 110 (First-Year Interdisciplinary Seminar) [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
HST 290 Canvas Modules [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
PIA Research Strategies [ Video | 4:30 ]
SOC/CRM 300 (Sociology/Criminology) [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
THR 165 - Finding Articles & Books [ Video | 3:20 | 2:20 ]
THR 165 Canvas Module [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
UNI 101 (First Year Seminar) [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]
UNI 201 (Transfer Seminar) [ Canvas Commons | Self-Paced ]

CHHS

CINAHL - Just the basics [ Video | 5:30 ]
CINAHL - Subject Headings [ Video | 10:00 ]
CINAHL- Advanced Searching [ Video | 10:00 ]
Cochrane Library [ Video | 10:45 ]
Ovid - Subject Searching [ Video | 5:40 ]
Ovid Medline [ Video | 13:15 ]
PubMed - Find Articles on a Topic [ HTML | Self-Paced ]
PubMed - Get the Full Text [ HTML | Self-Paced ]
R2 Digital Library [ Video | 3:00 ]
UpToDate [ Video | 8:10 ]

Makerspace Tutorials

Makerspace

Adobe Illustrator [ Video | 6:05 ]
Adobe Premiere Pro 1 [ Video | 3:05 ]
Adobe Premiere Pro 2 [ Video | 3:35 ]
Adobe Premiere Pro 3 [ Video | 5:25 ]
DMS Introduction [ Video | 1:10 ]
DMS Recycling [ Video | 1:05 ]
InDesign 1 [ Video | 6:10 ]
InDesign 2 [ Video | 5:30 ]
TinkerCAD 1 [ Video | 4:35 ]
TinkerCAD 2 [ Video | 4:45 ]

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