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WSULS Instruction

Videos and tutorials from the WSU Library System Instruction team

Searching

How do I find an article?

Friday, August 29th, 2014

This video demonstrates how to access the OmniFile Full-Text Select database, perform a basic search in the database, find more information on a specific article and access the full-text of the article.

How do I find a book?

Friday, August 29th, 2014


This video will show you how to search the Wayne State library catalog, refine your search and view information about a specific book.

Also see our How to Use Get It! video which shows how to request books from the Wayne State libraries for delivery to the Wayne State Library circulation desk of your choice. Takes 1-2 business days.

Identifying Keywords to Search for Your Topic

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Learn how to select keywords from your research question in order to perform quality searches in article databases and the internet!

Learn more about developing your research topic and identifying keywords to search here

Introduction: Searching CINAHL

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010


This introductory video shows how to search the CINAHL database, and access full text through the Wayne State University Library System.

Library Guide to Nursing
Also see: Using CINAHL MeSH Headings

Introduction: Library Literature & Information Science Full-Text

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

This video provides an introduction to searching the Library Literature & Information Science Full-Text database through the Wayne State Library System, including how to access and/or order full-text articles.

Library Guide to Library Science resources

Introduction: Searching Web of Science

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

This video shows you how to perform a simple keyword search in the Web of Science database, review your search results and locate the full-text of an article.

Also see: Web of Science Video Tutorials and Web of Science Quick Reference Card.

Introduction: Searching Engineering Village

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

This video shows you how to do a basic search in the Engineering Village database, and how to access the full-text.

Library Guide for Engineering

Introduction: Searching PubMed@Wayne

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

This video is an introduction to searching the PubMed@Wayne database, and also demonstrates how to access full-text.

Get more videos and help from Online Training for PubMed from the National Library of Medicine.

Advanced: Searching CINAHL

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

This video shows you how to narrow your search results using advanced search techniques in the CINAHL database.

Library Guide to Nursing
Also see: Using CINAHL MeSH Headings

Advanced: Searching Web of Science

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

Learn to use advanced searching techniques in the Web of Science database, including applying limits, narrowing by category, and using the locate related articles function.

Also see: Web of Science Video Tutorials and Web of Science Quick Reference Card.