Tutorials

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Tutorials

View online video tutorials to assist in learning how to use the research and library resources offered through Duns Scotus Library in collaboration with OhioLINK.

Research Help:

  • Article Request Form: When you can't find the full text of an article you need, librarians can help. This tutorial walks you through submitting a form to the library.
  • Boolean Operators: Combine keyword searches with AND, OR, NOT
  • Google Scholar: an academic use of the Internet search engine Google
  • How to Read a Research Article: A description of the structured parts of a research article in an easy to read PDF.
  • Subject Searching: Choosing a  topic for an essay or research paper...what's the difference between keyword and subject?

Database Help:

  • Basic database searching in EBSCO: Using the Academic Search database this tutorial shows how to get started on a general research assignment to find journal or magazine articles using the EBSCO interface. Search modes and limits are shown; other options are explained.
  • OSearch database searching: Another search interface for OhioLINK databases is explained to help find articles.

OPAL Catalog Help