Here is Self-Help for finding and using information in the library and on the web. You can link to a tutorial in a new window from the Tutorial Links tab.
- Keyword Searching in the Library Catalog
A brief tutorial which shows how to construct keyword searches specifically for the library catalog, as compared to natural language searching on the web. (3:56 min., Young-Abotsi)
- Locating Books in the Libraries
A brief tutorial which shows how to find the books on the shelves in STLCC libraries. (5:44 min., Young-Abotsi)
- Controlled Vocabulary
A brief, generic tutorial introducting the use of controlled vocabulary in library catalogs and databases. (3:20 min, Young-Abotsi)
A brief tutorial introducing the search strategy of truncation, one that can make your information search more efficient and effective. (3:15 min., Helbling)
A few silent, very short tutorials on simple library website procedures.
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