Online Tutorials

These tutorials are designed to help you find and use information in the most effective and efficient manner, and resolve some of the common research requests here at Northeastern.

Video Tutorials:

video EndNote Basics (flash file)

video Create your EndNote Library Part One (flash file)

video Create your EndNote Library Part Two (flash file)

video Choosing Keywords (flash file)

video Effective Database Searching (flash file)

video Improving Searches (flash file)

video Locating Fulltext Articles (flash file)

video Using TDNet, the E-Journal Finder (flash file)

video Types of Publications (flash file)

HTML Tutorials

1. Knowing Your Information Needs

Choose a topic and select appropriate resources.

2. Finding Articles

Select the right type of articles, choose a research index or database and locate the full text of an article.

3. Effective Database Searches

Use electronic databases for research. Choose keywords and construct a search, and modify your searches to narrow or broaden your results.

4. Using NuCat (Library Catalog)

Understand what NuCat is and when and how to use it (includes a link to the Help pages within NuCat).

We welcome your suggestions and comments.

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