We’ve got videos on library skills and concepts ranging from citation and databases to academic honestly. Do you have an idea for a video you’d like us to make? Email Joshua Vossler at email@example.com.
- APA 7 Citation Style
How to cite an article from a database in APA 7 citation style.
- MLA 8 Citation Style
How to cite an article from a database in MLA 8 citation style.
- EBSCOhost Databases Search (ENGL 101/102)
Demonstrates how to find articles using EBSCOHost Database Search on the library homepage.
- How to Print in Morris Library
Step-by-step instructions for how to print in room 139, the lab that's available during the pandemic.
- Library Services During the Pandemic (UNIV 101)
Library services relevant to UNIV 101 students and touches on how they've been affected by the pandemic.
- Finding & Retrieving Books
Step-by-step overview of the process of locating a book in the library catalog and requesting it for retrieval (specific to the COVID-19 pandemic).
- Selecting & Using Keywords
Advice on how to best conduct keyword searches in library databases for novice users.
- What is a Research Question?
Explanation of the importance of creating a research question prior to conducting research. Characteristics of an effective research question.
- What is a Literature Review?
Definition of a literature review and explanation of the purpose of conducting a literature review.
- Primary & Secondary Sources
Explanation of primary and secondary sources, with emphasis on how the definitions of each vary with discipline and topic.
- Copyright #1: What is Copyright?
Explanation of the legal concept of copyright in the United States.
- Copyright #3: The Bundle of Rights
Analysis of the elements of copyright in the United States.
- Reproduction Citation Style
Brief history of citation and an introduction to the journal Reproduction's preferred citation style.
- From Manuscript to Shelf: The Publication Process
Describes the steps involved with publishing a book. Created in support of the 60th anniversary of the Southern Illinois University Press.
- Information Cycle
Explanation of the concept of the information cycle, its component stages, and associated document types.