How to use EBSCO's research database

EBSCOHost Academic Search Premier Tutorial

This tutorial will guide you in using EBSCO’s most complete and wide-ranging subject databases, highlighting its various features and options.

 

EBSCOHost Basic Search Tutorial

This tutorial will teach you how to become familiar with EBSCO’s search platform format for conducting research.

 

EBSCOHost Business Source Premier Tutorial

This tutorial is more subject-specific covering subjects and articles relating to the Business field.

 

How to use Gale's Power Search database

Gale's Power Search database

Gale Power Search enables researchers to search many individual subject databases or conduct a broader search by selecting them all at once. This tutorial illustrates how to do different kinds of searches and how to navigate the Gale platform.

 

How to use ProQuest's research database

ProQuest Basic Search Tutorial

This tutorial shows how to access and conduct searches on the ProQuest platform, which features research materials from magazines, newspapers, and scholarly, peer-reviewed journals.

 

ProQuest Ethnic Newswatch Tutorial

This tutorial covers newspaper resources with articles focusing primarily on Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and other ethnicities.

 

ProQuest Global Newsstream Tutorial

Global Newsstream database enables users to search the most recent global news content – with archives that stretch back into the 1980s – from over 2,800 news sources, including newspapers, newswires, news journals, transcripts, video, and digital-first content in full-text format.

 

How to use the CINHAL research database

How to use the CINHAL research database

CINAHL is a comprehensive nursing/medical database hosted by EBSCO.

 

How to use the Medline Plus database

How to use the Medline Plus database

Medline Plus is a database within PubMed that contains information in the Biomedical and Health Sciences field and offers many tools to aid the researcher.

 

How to use the Nursing Reference Center database

Nursing Reference Center Tutorial

The Nursing Resource Center has EBSCO as the primary search platform. It offers subject tabs such as Diseases & Conditions, Skills & Procedures, Drug Information, Patient Education, Practice Resources, and Continuing Education for more specific information. Also, the home page has sections for Key Features and Nursing News.

 

How to use the PubMed Database

How to use the PubMed Database

This tutorial explains the new options available on this premier health sciences database and how to get the maximum results in conducting medical research.

 

Writing and grammar tutorials

Adding Citations & References Using MS (Microsoft) Word

The video goes step-by-step in illustrating the ease of creating citations and a bibliography on Microsoft Word. This is a great time saving shortcut.

Citing Sources: Why & How to Do It

Citing Sources: Why & How to Do It

This video explains when, how and why to use citations in research papers to give credit to someone for their intellectual property. There is also an illustration of how to create a citation.

How to Paraphrase (In 5 Simple Steps)

The video explains how to use certain practices or avoiding pitfalls in learning how to paraphrase resource material.

Oxford English Dictionary Database Tutorial

This tutorial features the most extensive dictionary in the English language. Searching a word will provide the definition and history of the word’s usage.

 

Plagiarism: How Not to Do It

This humorous video explains what plagiarism is and how to avoid dishonesty in using other’s resources in your research.