Immaculata University

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Tutorials

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.)

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.)

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.)
Printing, Emailing, and Saving Citations (3.5 min.)

Subject-Specific Databases

Business
Business Source Premier (4 min.)

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

English
Gale Literature Resource Center (3.5 min.)

Nursing
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.)

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

   
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