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These Online Tutorials are intended to facilitate your research at IU. Please note that you need a high-speed connection to run them. Tutorials are best viewed at a screen resolution of 1024 x 768. Please view these tutorials using either Internet Explorer or Chrome.

Library Orientation

Virtual Tour of Gabriele Library (6 min.)
Navigating the Library Website (3 min.)
Logging Onto Library Resources (1 min.)

Fundamentals of the Research Process

Focusing Your Topic (2.5 min.)
Develop your Search Strategy (4.5 min.)

Finding Books

Searching for Books in Gabriele Library (3 min)
Searching for Books in Other Libraries (2.5 min)

Finding Dissertations

Searching for Dissertations Written by Immaculata Students (1.5 min)
Searching for Dissertations Written by Non-Immaculata Students (3 min.)

Finding Articles

Searching for Articles (2.5 min.)
Searching Multiple Databases at One Time (1 min.)
Limiting Search Results (4 min.)
Using Truncation (2.5 min.)
Navigating the List of Journals (4.5 min.)
Subject Searching (3.5 min.)
Creating Search Alerts (1.5 min.)

Finding Websites

Google Advanced Search Strategies (5 min.)

Interlibray Loan

Request an interlibrary loan (3.5 min.)
Retrieving an interlibrary loan (1 min.)

Evaluating Information

Evaluating Your Sources (3 min.)
Distinguishing Between Scholarly and Popular Sources (6 min)

Citing Sources

How to Read a Citation (1.5 min.)
Using a Database to Format Citations (1.5 min.)
Using Noodle Tools to Format Citations and More (8.5 min.)
Printing, Emailing, and Saving Citations (3.5 min.)
APA Citations
Citing a Book in APA Format (3 min.)
Citing an Article in APA Format (3 min.)
Citing a Website in APA Format (3.5 min.)
In-Text Citations in APA Format (3 min.)
Setting Up Your Title Page in APA Format (3 min.)
MLA Citations
Citing a Book in MLA Format (3.5 min.)
Citing an Article in MLA Format (2.5 min.)
Citing a Website in MLA Format (2.5 min.)
In-Text Citations in MLA Format (2.5 min.)

Subject-Specific Databases

Business Source Premier (4 min.)

ERIC basic search (2.5 min.)
ERIC subject searching (3 min.)

Gale Literature Resource Center (3.5 min.)

CINAHL basic searching (3.5 min.)
CINAHL advanced searching (2 min.)
CINAHL subject headings (3 min.)
Health Source (3.5 min.)
*Compliments of Ovid
*Ovid multi-field search (3 min.)
*Ovid applying limits (3 min.)
*Ovid working with results (5min.)
Pubmed (4 min.)

Mental Measurements Yearbook (3.5 min.)
PsycInfo (4.5 min.)

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