Library Tutorials

 
Online Tutorials Online Library Tutorials Newspapers Newspapers &
Current Events
How To How To Subjects Subject Resources
Citation Help Citation Help Finance Finance & Management
Books Books economics Economics

 

Online Library Tutorials

Online Library Tutorials:  This suite of Library Tutorials is divided into eight modules that each take between 10 to 40 minutes to complete. Tutorials include: Academic Honesty, Publication Types, Finding Books and Articles, Evaluating Sources, Citing Sources, Keeping Current, and Privacy & Social Media. To get a certificate of completion for each tutorial you will have to enroll in the "Library Tutorials" organization in Blackboard.
Documentation for Students
Documentation for Instructors

How To

Binghamton Real to Reel: Finals Week (YouTube)
Learn how to find a book for your research paper and hear how students use the Libraries.

Finding Articles (YouTube) | Finding Articles (pdf) | Find an Article From a Citation
A screencast tutorial on how to find articles in the database Academic Search Complete.

Finding Books (YouTube) | Finding Books (pdf) | Tutorial Script
How to find books using the library catalog.

GetIt@BU getit@bu (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This tutorial will show you how to use the GetIt@BU button to obtain articles.

How to Find a Database (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This short tutorial demonstrates the three different ways to access databases from the Libraries' Homepage.

Renew Books Online (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
Tutorial on how to renew books online in the Libraries' catalog .

Why Use Library Resources? (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This brief tutorial demonstrates the importance of using library resources for your research.

Finding Primary Sources (YouTube) | Script
Find various types of primary sources using resources available at the Binghamton University Libraries.

Citation Help

RefWorks 2.0: Using One Line/Cite View Method (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
Learn how to use RefWorks 2.0 to create in-text citations and to automatically generate a bibliography using the One line-Cite view method.

RefWorks: Write N Cite (YouTube)| Script
Screencast on how to use Refworks' Write N Cite tool with Microsoft Word to format papers and create a bibliography.

Other RefWorks tutorials
See RefWorks 2.0 tutorials and PDFs available from RefWorks.

Books

Finding Books (YouTube) | Finding Books (pdf)
How to find books using the library catalog.

Locating A Book on the Shelf (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
See how to find a book using the Library of Congress system at Binghamton University Libraries.

Renew Books Online (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
Tutorial on how to renew books online in the Libraries' catalog.

Newspapers & Current Events

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (YouTube)
Find information on all sides of selected social issues and current hot topics using Opposing Viewpoints in Context.

Science
This eight-minute video teaches users how to access online Science Magazine content, browse articles, research the site, find daily Science news, and more.

Subject Resources

GeoRef (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
A brief tutorial on how to search GeoRef, a database primarily for the geosciences.

Social Services Abstracts (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
A tutorial on how to use Social Services Abstracts to locate articles.

Statistical Insight (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
Basic tutorial on how to use the LexisNexis Statistical Insight database.

See also Economics and Finance & Management

Finance & Management

How to Find Company Information in Business Source Complete (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
Find company information using the Business Source Complete database.

How to Find Industry Information in Business Source Complete (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This is a short tutorial on how to find company information in the Business Source Complete database.

How to Use Business Insights (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This is a short tutorial on finding industry and company information in the Business Insights: Essentials database.

How to Use International Financial Statistics Online (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This is a short tutorial on how to use the International Financial Statistics Online database.

How to Use MRI Plus (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This is a short tutorial describing how to use the marketing database MRI Plus (also called MRI+).

How to Use Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage Database (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This is a short tutorial on how to use the Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage database.

Economics

How to Search the Bureau of Economic Analysis (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This is a short tutorial on how to use the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) website.

How to Use EconLit (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
Using the EconLit database to find economic information.

National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
How to find NBER Working Papers using infoLINK and the NBER Working Papers databases.

How to Use ThomsonOne.com (YouTube) | Tutorial Script
This is a short tutorial on how to use the ThomsonOne.com database.

 

Last Updated: 7/21/14