Old Dominion University Libraries

Tutorials & 'How-To's

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Learn how to do research, find helpful tips on databases and much more with these tutorials and guides created by librarians.
Tutorials are extended online training presentations covering broad areas.  How-to guides are procedural instructions for accomplishing information-gathering tasks.


Class Guides (created for specific courses) Subject Guides

Online Tutorials

STARQuest I: Library Resources and Services
: Internet Searching Tips


Video Tutorials

Tutorials available through database vendors:

NEW!! -- ONE-MINUTE TIPS video series

                 Finding Images -- Finding Audio


Use End Note
Use E-Books @ ODU
Use GoogleScholar
Use Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs)
Use the LC Classification System

Cite Your Sources
Create a Data Management Plan
Evaluate Internet Information
Prepare an Annotated Bibliography

Find Data and Statistics
Find Dissertations and Theses
Find Tests and Test Information
Find Book Reviews
Find Images, Audio, Video
Find Geneaology Information

Copyright and Copywrong
An Introduction to Google Maps

Additional Tools

Idea Generator