Library How-To Guides & Tutorials

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How-To Guides,Tutorials

How-To Guides  

BulletAuthors: Finding Biographical Information About Authors
Gives sources and techniques for finding information about authors' lives.

BulletARTstor: Accessing and Using ARTStor Image Database
Provides links to instructional handouts on ARTstor Image Database.

BulletBiographies: Finding Information About a Person
Gives advice on finding information in the catalog, in periodicals, and in reference sources.

Bullet Boolean Searching
Explains the basics of searching by combining terms using AND, OR, and NOT.

BulletCareer Exploration
Resources for exploring career possibilities on the Internet and in reference books.

BulletCINAHL: How To Use It Effectively
Advice on using the Cumulated Index To Nursing And Allied Health Literature (CINAHL).

BulletCitation Helpers
Some article databases will do citations for you! Here's where to find citation builders in our library databases.

BulletCiting Sources from Online Databases
How to cite: periodicals accessed through electronic databases such as Gale Academic Onefile and LexisNexis; and electronic books from NetLibrary and other sources using APA and MLA styles.

BulletColleges and Financial Aid: Scholarship Books in Chemeketa's Library
A list of reference books and web sites to assist you with locating and applying for financial aid resources.

Bulletebrary: Using Chemeketa's electronic books on the ebrary platform
Basic information on using ebrary books , with links to information on downloading for offline use.

BulletEthical Use of Information Tutorial
An online tutorial about avoiding plagiarism and using source material correctly.

BulletFinding resources on fundraising in Chemeketa's library
List of fundraising resources.

BulletGoogle Scholar: How to Set Google Scholar to Find Chemeketa Journals
Instructions for setting Google Scholar on your computer.

BulletGale periodical database basics
How to use the Gale databases to find articles in magazines, journals, and newspapers.

BulletGuide to Internet Search Tools
Links to Internet search engines and directories.

BulletIntroduction to Library Resources
A basic review of the resources offered by the library.

BulletInventors & Inventions: How to find information
A guide to printed and online sources for information about inventions.

BulletJob Search: Preparing for the Changing Workplace
Career, job search, and service learning resources.

BulletJournals: finding journals or known articles
A guide to finding a particular journal in electronic or print form.

BulletLexis Nexis: the Basics
A guide to using the database for simple news, business, and biographical searches.

BulletLibrary Catalog: How to use it
The basics of how to use the library catalog to look up books and audio-visual material.

BulletLibrary E-commerce: How to pay charges online
Step by step guide to the payment function of the library catalog.

BulletLiterature Resouce Center: A Guide to the Basics
Guide to using a literature reference database providing biographical and critical information on literary figures from all time periods.

BulletPrinting Help
Information about using the printing system at Chemeketa.

BulletPro & Con: Finding Materials That Support a Position
How to find books, articles, and Web sites that support a particular position.

BulletResources for Research
Advice on research techniques and sources

BulletScholarly vs. Popular
A brief guide to what is meant by "scholarly journals and books"

BulletSpecialized Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
How to use the catalog to find specialized subject dictionaries and encyclopedias

BulletSummit, the Orbis Cascade Alliance catalog
How to search in Summit, how to request books through Summit, and how to register as a visiting patron at another Alliance library.

Tutorials 

BulletARTstor - Accessing ARTstor image database
Video tutorial on how to access the ARTstor database to find art images.

BulletBoolean Searching Tutorial
Teaches how to use the commands AND, OR, and NOT to search computerized databases.

BulletHow to Use CINAHL
Three audiovisual tutorials on using the Cumulated Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL): Using CINAHL headings, Refining your search, and Interpreting Search Results.

Bullet ebrary (Proquest) channel
Short videos on all aspects of the ebrary e-book platform.

Bullet Finding Evidence-Based Articles in CINAHL
Shows an easy way to limit your search to evidence-based articles.

BulletDeveloping a Topic
A tutorial to help you choose and develop an appropriate topic. Provided by the Cooperative Library Instruction Project.

Bullet Using MEDLINE To Find Evidence-Based Articles
Shows how to use MEDLINE customized for Chemeketa Community College.

Bullet How to use the MeSH browser to find MEDLINE headings
MEDLINE works best with its special medical subject headings. This tutorial tells you how to use the MeSH browser to search by those headings.

Bullet Using SIC And NAICS Codes in Business Directories
A brief video on using codes to look up types of businesses. Has a brief, ungraded, self-test.

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Updated: 7 October 2014