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Tutorials and Library Instruction

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General Tutorials

Subject Area and Specialized Tutorials



Finding Articles



  1. Finding Articles with the UMSL Libraries (interactive tutorial)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/findarticles.html
  2. Locating a Library Database by its Title (interactive tutorial)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/LocateDatabase.html
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Search Techniques



  1. How to Use a Multidisciplinary, Full-Text Database  (video; 4:07)
    https://youtu.be/aElVtv1B8KQ
  2. Keyword Searching in Library Databases (interactive tutorial)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/keyword.html
  3. Boolean Logic: a practical approach (interactive tutorial)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/boolean.html
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What is "Peer Review"?



  1. The fountain of knowledge (video; 00:50)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/peer/rev1.htm
  2. Those who analyze research (video; 1:56)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/peer/rev2.htm
  3. What peer reviewers do (video; 2:08)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/peer/rev3.htm
  4. Peer review is NOT journalism (video; 1:33)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/peer/rev4.htm
  5. Some characteristics of peer reviewed articles (interactive tutorial)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/peer/characterprev.html
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Requesting Books (UMSL/MERLIN/MOBIUS)


  1. Requesting Books from UMSL, MERLIN and MOBIUS libraries (interactive tutorial)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/request-books/request-books.htm
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Nursing


  1. CINAHL Basic Search Tips (interactive tutorial)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/nursing/CINAHL_Basic_Search_Tips.htm
  2. CINAHL - Using Limits (interactive tutorial)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/nursing/CINAHL_Limits.htm
  3. Cochrane_Library Search Tips (interactive tutorial)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/nursing/Cochrane_Library.htm
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Education Database Search Tutorials


  1. Tips for Searching an UMSL Library Database (video)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/educ/database_search_tips.htm
  2. Finding an Education Database through the UMSL Libraries (video)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/educ/finding_ed_database.htm
  3. Database Search Strategies (video)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/educ/education_article_search.htm
  4. Database Search Results (video)
    http://www.umsl.edu/services/libteach/educ/search_results_ed.htm
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Specialized Tutorials


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Miscellaneous


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Please contact Chris Niemeyer (e-mail niemeyer@umsl.edu) with any questions you may have about the library instruction program, or about this webpage.
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