Library Tutorials

ACC Library Video Tutorials

ACC Library Web Site Overview - View this video for a quick tutorial on navigating the Library's Web site.

ACC Library Catalog - This video will show you how to use simple and advanced search functions to find books in our collection using our catalog.

Finding Topics and Background Information - Need to write a research paper but can't decide on a topic? View this video to learn about some databases that will help you start your research.

Finding a Peer Reviewed Scholarly Article - Your instructor told you to use peer reviewed articles for your paper. Need help? Watch this tutorial and learn how to search the databases to find the articles you need.

CINAHL Complete Database - Looking for peer-reviewed journals in the nursing and allied health fields? Watch this tutorial on CINAHL Complete which provides full text for more than 1,300 journals. CINAHL Complete also provides access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheet and quick lesson disease overviews, and continuing education modules.

ACC Library Online Books - An ebook or online book is an acceptable resource for many of your papers and the best part is you can access the book on your computer 24/7. Watch this video to learn about how to search ProQuest's ebrary academic collection and EBSCOhost's ebook collection.

ACC Library Ask Academic - This reference resource is available to you 24/7. Watch this video for an example of how to post a question to one of the reference librarians on call. They are always ready to help you with any questions you may have through a live chat session.

General Library Tutorials

Avoid Plagiarism! Incorporating Sources into Your Paper

Deciphering Your Assignment

Developing a Topic

Generating Search Terms

Effective Reading

Popular and Scholarly Resources

Primary and Secondary Resources

Using Google Scholar

Internet Searching Tips

Evaluating Internet Sources

Database Tutorials

CQ Researcher

Encyclopedia Britannica

Access World News