How-To Videos – Page 2 – OHIO University Libraries
  • How Do I Find a Tutor?

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    The Academic Achievement Center offers a variety of services for students, including tutoring. This video shows you how to use the Tutor Trac system to find a tutor for your classes.   This video shows you how to cancel an appointment using Tutor Trac. If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the … Continued

  • How Do I Find Articles in JSTOR?

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    The JSTOR database stores the back issues of many journal titles. This video shows you how to get started searching for articles in JSTOR. If you are looking more current content, we recommend that you take a look at ArticlesPlus (the big search box on the Libraries home page) or a database specific to your … Continued

  • How do I Find a Book by Author’s name?

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    Find a book by author, using ALICE.

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  • How Do I Find Movies or DVDs to Check Out?

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    Alden Library has a large collection of films available for check out at the 4th floor Service Desk. Film librarian Lorraine Wochna has a great guide to finding films with lists of films on a variety of topics. Or take a look at the video below for instructions on finding films through our catalog. If … Continued

  • How Do I Find Scholarly or Peer Reviewed Articles in ArticlesPlus?

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    For some assignments, you will need to limit your research to only scholarly or research articles. When you search in ArticlesPlus,  you can limit your results to just those journals that use a process of peer review and would be considered scholarly. When you use this tool, however, keep in mind that it’s based on … Continued

  • How do I find specific databases such as CINAHL, JSTOR, and Lexis Nexis?

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    Ohio University Libraries subscribes to hundreds of subject specific databases. From the library’s home page, click “Databases” (3rd green tab) then “Browse by Subject” to see a complete list. Or learn how to access these online databases in the below video. Some more popular databases are Academic Search Complete Business Source Complete Cinahl ERIC JSTOR … Continued

  • How do I Find a Book in the Children’s Collection?

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  • How do I Find Electronic Books?

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      Beginning on the OU Libraries home page, click on the green tab that says ALICE Catalog. Click “Advanced Search.” Using the drop down menu for Material Type, change the limiter from ANY to EBOOKS.  This tells ALICE Catalog to only give you results for electronic books. You can do a search in ALICE Catalog … Continued

  • How do I find Nursing Articles in CINAHL?

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    The video below shows you how to find nursing articles in the CINAHL database. For more help with nursing topics, see the subject guides for RN-to-BSN, Nursing MSN, and the general Nursing guide. If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube. This video is released under Creative Commons license. … Continued

  • How do I Find the Full Text of an Article from a Citation?

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    Sometimes you need to find the full text of an article when all you have is the citation. This video walks you through the process of finding the full text of an article through the Ohio University Libraries when you have only a citation. If you find that we do not have a subscription to … Continued