Accessing eResources Remotely

Access to licensed library research materials (eResources) requires a special usernname/password combination.

To learn that username/password combination, login here, or call 318-869-5047.

Research Tutorials

Library Online Basic Orientation
Designed to familiarize you with the key processes involved in finding and evaluating information for papers and projects. It contains web pages of information and short videos to help you learn to use to a variety of search tools.
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/lobo/template.php

Basic Information Literacy Tutorial
http://library.ccsu.edu/TILT/

Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web - University of South Carolina
http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/bones.shtml

Boolean Searching on the Internet
http://www.internettutorials.net/boolean.asp

C.R.A.P.: Evaluating Resources
https://libraries.mercer.edu/research-tools-help/citation-tools-help/images/PrintableCRAPtest.pdf

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
This video provides step-by-step instruction on how to narrow your topic, use search filters, and take advantage of the ERIC Thesaurus to target specific resources.

Search Google Effectively
http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation

Search Engine Savvy
* The Five-Step Search Strategy
* Student's Guide to WWW Research

Understanding the Invisible Web
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet//InvisibleWeb.html

Subject Guides
Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, stacks, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area.
library/reference/subject