Library Video Tutorials

Occupational Resources (5:14)   Overview of career-related resources and their use. Shown are OnetOnline, Occupational Outlook Handbook, and Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center (by James Marshall)
Developing a Topic (2:57)   Walkthrough of techniques to aid in developing a topic that can be effectively researched (by James Marshall)
Choosing Keywords (2:15)   Explains why keywords are important and suggestions for how to develop them (by James Marshall)
Keywords and Databases (4:58)   Explanation of logical operators and their importance, as well as examples of narrowing or broadening a database search (by James Marshall)
Accessing Resources (4:11)   Walkthrough of how to access OCC Library resources including databases, online catalog, and eBooks (by James Marshall)
Database Overview (2:36)   Explanation of why library databases are necessary for your research, their characteristics, and some examples (by James Marshall)
Popular and Scholarly Sources (2:36)   Details the difference between popular and scholarly sources, their characteristics, and their uses (by James Marshall)
Primary and Secondary Sources (2:48)   Details the difference between primary and secondary sources, their characteristics, and examples for different fields of study (by James Marshall)
Citation Basics (1:32)   A quick look at what a citation is, why they are used, and some components (by James Marshall)
Using Citations (7:30)   Examines search techniques to use Reference Lists to find related resources; shows examples of Bibliographic Mining and Cited Reference Searching (by James Marshall)
Searching the Journal Directory (4:20)   How to determine if the Library has access to a specific journal (by Caitlyn Cook)
Searching the CINAHL Database (8:28)   Exploring CINAHL's unique search features (by Caitlyn Cook)
Search Tips for ScienceDirect (8:23)   Exploring ScienceDirect's unique search features (by Caitlyn Cook)
Exploring (3:44)   Exploring the website for Healthy People 2020 (by Caitlyn Cook)