Tutorials

From this page, you can find tutorials that will guide you through the use of our library system and the steps of the research process.

Welcome

Don’t Get Overwhelmed

When you are new to the university, you receive a massive amount of information all at once, and it can be disorienting. You may be faced with challenges you've never met before. How do you conduct research for your papers? Where do you go to find sources? How do you know if the sources are good ones?

The staff at the library, especially the research and instructional services librarian, are on hand to help you answer these questions. But for self-guided help, please check out the tutorials below: They feature step-by-step instructions for using the resources available at the library, and for conducting your research.

How to Use the Library

Unsure how to find resources? Check out our new guide, How to Use the Library, which will walk you through the basics of our print collection, website, library catalog, and research databases.

Unsure how to conduct your research? Check out the guide Research 101, which will break down the steps of the research process from finding sources to evaluating to using them.