Set of Web-based instructional modules designed by the Carrier Library reference staff to introduce students to the services and collections in Carrier Library and to teach students basic information-seeking skills.
Video presentation about services and tools useful for all researchers: off-campus access, getting help, interlibrary loan and our main search tools. This video is less than 4 minutes long.
Seven minute video about finding articles.
Try this tutorial to test your knowledge of plagiarism.
JMU Library Catalog [what is this?]
Video tutorial (4 minutes long) that demonstrates searching for books in LEO. This tutorial has a physics focus but is useful for any subject.
Video tutorial (3 minutes long) that demonstrates searching for videos in LEO. This tutorial also has a physics focus but is useful for any subject.
Periodical Locator [what is this?]
Video tutorial (3 minutes long) that demonstrates searching journals in Periodical Locator. This tutorial was created for a physics class but applies to any subject.
Refworks [what is this?]
Video tutorial (less than 4 minutes long) on using RefWorks to create a bibliography.
Several animated tutorials showing how to export citations from major library resources into RefWorks.
Exporting Book Citations from JMU Library Catalog into RefWorks
Video guide to finding, saving and exporting book citations into RefWorks. Under 5 minutes.
Best Bets for Nursing and Allied Health Research
Video tutorial about basic searching in the Health & Wellness Resource Center, CINAHL, PubMed and Images.MD.
A web-based program that teaches information-seeking and evaluation skills. It was designed for undergraduate psychology students, but anyone can use it to sharpen their skills.
Finding Historical Primary Sources in WorldCat
Video tutorial (4 minutes long). Using the WorldCat database, provides search help for history students looking for primary sources on their research topics.