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

Using Magale Library's Resources

Beginning your Library Research

Conducting an EBSCO Database Search

How to use the 'Literati' database to conduct a search including Magale Library resources

Magale Library video on Ensuring Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism

Online Tutorials

Basic Information Literacy Tutorial

Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web - University of South Carolina

Evaluating Sources
A video about how to identify primary and secondary sources.

How ERIC Can Help You Write a Research Paper

Literati Mind Map
A video explaining the use of the Mind Map to find alternate search terms in the Literati database.

PRIMO: Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (from the ACRL Instruction Section)
PRIMO, formerly the Internet Education Project, is an ACRL Instruction Section project featuring a database of mostly undergraduate online tutorials covering a wide variety of topics—from a general overview of the research process to the specifics of how to navigate a psychology database. The database features some 250 tutorials from 1996 to 2012.

Research Success Tutorial - Austin Community College
This interactive suite of tutorials covers different aspects of the research process for student success. Use one or all to target discipline-neutral Student Learning Outcomes focused on research basics with a short assessment included.

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

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