For Instructors:
  • Request a class presentation at the Thomas Jefferson Library
  • Did They Do It? Assign an online tutorial for a class, and more
    • Interpreting Citations Tutorial
    • A tutorial about understanding journal citations in online and print indexes. Emphasizes citation parts and discusses such characteristics as abbreviations and volume/issue numbers.
    • Tutorial for the UMSL Libraries' Home Page
    • An exploration of the UMSL Libraries' home page highlighting web-accessible indexes and databases, full-text access to periodicals, and library services and information. A good starting point for learning about the UMSL Libraries and their services. Also see the Walking Tour for the UMSL Libraries, a printable, self-guided tour of the three UMSL Libraries emphasizing service points and facilities. Contains maps and simple but helpful exercises.
    • Tutorial for learning Expanded Academic ASAP
    • This tutorial is still active but unfortunately, the University of Missouri System libraries have stopped subscribing to Expanded Academic ASAP and it will soon become inacessible. Please click here for more information, and for suggestions about other tutorials to use.
    • OVID Abstracts Tutorial for the Ovid Web Interface
    • The university contains many specialized Ovid databases in fields as diverse as medicine, literature, engineering and psychology.
    • Tutorial for learning the Library Catalog
    • Use this tutorial to learn useful ways to search for books and journals at the University of Missouri St. Louis Libraries.

    Please contact Chris Niemeyer (e-mail with any questions you may have about the library instruction program, or about this website.