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Searching Library Resources

  • 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) (Requires Adobe Flash. Not playable on iOS.)
  • 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) (Requires Adobe Flash. Not playable on iOS.)
  • Controlled Vocabulary
    A brief, generic tutorial introducting the use of controlled vocabulary in library catalogs and databases. (3:20 min, Young-Abotsi) (Requires Adobe Flash. Not playable on iOS.)
  • Truncation
    A brief tutorial introducing the search strategy of truncation, one that can make your information search more efficient and effective. (3:20 min., Helbling) (Requires Adobe Flash. Not playable on iOS.)
  • Search It!
    A brief tutorial demonstrating the use of the library's Search It! tool. (4:57 min., Helbling) (Requires Adobe Flash. Not playable on iOS.)
  • Reference Resources
    Eight minute tutorial introducing basic electronic and print reference materials. (8.00 min., Smith)

Mini-tutorials for Library Website

Silent, very short tutorials on simple library website procedures.

 

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St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000

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