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Electronic Resources Help Sheets and Tutorials

Below are tutorials and help sheets for various electronic resources For more information on using electronic resources, please visit our Classes page or contact us.

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General Help Sheets and Tutorials

Finding Full Text

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Video Tutorials
Finding Full Text Articles (duration - 5:26)

Searching the Library Catalog

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Style Manuals/Citation Guides


Help Sheets and Tutorials for Specific Databases

CINAHL More information about CINAHL

  • Help Sheet
  • Accessing the Database (duration - 1:06)
  • Explode, Major Concept, and Combing Searches (duration - 3:38)
  • Limits, Viewing Results, and Printing/Emailing/Exporting (duration - 5:03)
  • Searching with Subject Terms and Using Subheadings (duration - 3:39)
  • ClinicalKey More information about ClinicalKey

  • ClinicalKey Research Guide
  • EMBASE More information about EMBASE

  • EMBASE Helpsheet
  • Journal Citation Reports More information about Journal Citation Reports

  • Journal Citation Reports Help Sheet
  • MedEDPORTAL More information about MedEDPORTAL

  • MedEdPORTAL Overview
  • MEDLINE via OVID More information about MEDLINE via OVID

  • Help Sheet
  • Accessing Medline via Ovid
  • Combining Search Terms and Limiting Results
  • Reviewing, Printing, Emailing and Exporting Results
  • Subject Searching and Subheadings
  • MEDLINE via PubMed More information about MEDLINE via PubMed

  • Help Sheet (Laupus Version)
  • PubMed Basics
  • PubMed Loansome Doc
  • PubMed MeSH
  • PubMed My NCBI
  • Introduction (duration 3:07)
  • Keyword Search (duration 1:09)
  • Limiting Results (duration 1:42)
  • Managing Results (duration 2:44)
  • NCBI's PubMed YouTube Channel
  • Subject Search (duration 4:42)
  • Natural Standard More information about Natural Standard

  • Natural Standard Overview (PDF)
  • Natural Standard Overview
  • OT Search More information about OT Search

  • Help Sheet for OT Search
  • Pivot (formerly Community of Science) More information about Pivot (formerly Community of Science)

  • Creating Pivot Profiles
  • Pivot Funding Quick Search
  • COS Pivot Tutorials
  • ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source More information about ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source

  • help sheet
  • PsycINFO More information about PsycINFO

  • PsycInfo Help Sheet
  • PubMed More information about PubMed

  • Help Sheet (PubMed Basics)
  • Help Sheet (Searching PubMed with MeSH)
  • Searching PubMed (Laupus Version)
  • Introduction (duration 3:07)
  • Keyword Search (duration 1:09)
  • Limiting Results (duration 1:42)
  • Managing Results (duration 2:44)
  • Subject Search (duration 4:42)
  • RefWorks More information about RefWorks

  • Official RefWorks LibGuide
  • Refworks Help Sheet
  • Accessing RefWorks, Creating an Account, and Logging In
  • Adding References to RefWorks by Manual Entry
  • Creating a Bibliography Instantly in RefWorks
  • Organizing Imported References into Folders in RefWorks
  • RefShare: Sharing Your RefWorks References
  • Searching for References in Your RefWorks Account Using Quick Search
  • Using Write-N-Cite to Manage Citations and Create Bibliographies in Your Research Papers
  • ProQuest's RefWorks YouTube Channel
  • Serials Directory More information about Serials Directory

  • Using Serials Directory
  • SPORTDiscus More information about SPORTDiscus

  • Help Sheet
  • uCentral More information about uCentral

  • uCentral Video Tutorial
  • Ulrich's More information about Ulrich's

  • Using Ulrich's
  • Web of Science More information about Web of Science

  • Cited Reference Search Help Sheet