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Tutorials Table of Contents


Understanding Library Concepts


What is a database?
Understand what a database is, how it is organized, and the types of databases you can use in the library.

Research Process 101
An overview of the research process.

Research Strategies


Effective Online Searching: Part One
An introduction to searching databases and search engines using AND and OR.

Effective Online Searching: Part Two
Advanced searching techniques for databases and search engines.

Five steps to better research (Colorado State University Libraries)
How do I formulate a research question?/How can I find other ways to search for my topic?/How can I make the research process quicker and easier?

You quote it, you note it! (Vaughan Memorial Library, Acadia University)
Explains the basics of avoiding plagiarism by learning why, when, and how to cite.

Peer review in 5 minutes (North Carolina State University Libraries)
An introduction to the process of peer review and its role in scholarly research.

Literature Reviews (North Carolina State University Libraries)
What is a literature reveiw? What purpose do literature reviews serve in research?


Catalog Help


How do I find a book?
Introduction to the library catalog.

Requesting materials from OhioLINK
How to request books from other libraries around Ohio.


Database Help


Basic searching in CINAHL
How to search for articles in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature.

Advanced searching in CINAHL: Combining concepts
Use the Search History feature in CINAHL to combine subjects and improve your search results.